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Introducing AWS X-Ray new integration with AWS Step Functions

AWS Step Functions now integrates with AWS X-Ray to provide a comprehensive tracing experience for serverless orchestration workflows. Step Functions allows you to build resilient serverless orchestration workflows with AWS services such as AWS Lambda, Amazon SNS, Amazon DynamoDB, and more. Step Functions provides a history of executions for a given state machine in the AWS […]

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Upload in the test app

Uploading to Amazon S3 directly from a web or mobile application

This blog post walks through a sample application repo and explains the process for retrieving a signed URL from S3. It explains how to the test the URLs in both Postman and in a web application. Finally, I explain how to add authentication and make uploaded objects publicly accessible.

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Troubleshooting Amazon API Gateway with enhanced observability variables

Amazon API Gateway is often used for managing access to serverless applications. Additionally, it can help developers reduce code and increase security with features like AWS WAF integration and authorizers at the API level. Because more is handled by API Gateway, developers tell us they would like to see more data points on the individual […]

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Introducing larger state payloads for AWS Step Functions

AWS Step Functions allows you to create serverless workflows that orchestrate your business processes. Step Functions stores data from workflow invocations as application state. Today we are increasing the size limit of application state from 32,768 characters to 256 kilobytes of data per workflow invocation. The new limit matches payload limits for other commonly used […]

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Building a serverless document scanner using Amazon Textract and AWS Amplify

This guide demonstrates creating and deploying a production ready document scanning application. It allows users to manage projects, upload images, and generate a PDF from detected text. The sample can be used as a template for building expense tracking applications, handling forms and legal documents, or for digitizing books and notes. The frontend application is […]

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Kickstarting your serverless development environment

Jump-starting your serverless development environment

Developers building serverless applications often wonder how they can jump-start their local development environment. This blog post provides a broad guide for those developers wanting to set up a development environment for building serverless applications. AWS and open source tools for a serverless development environment . To use AWS Lambda and other AWS services, create […]

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Building storage-first serverless applications with HTTP APIs service integrations

Over the last year, I have been talking about “storage first” serverless patterns. With these patterns, data is stored persistently before any business logic is applied. The advantage of this pattern is increased application resiliency. By persisting the data before processing, the original data is still available, if or when errors occur. Common pattern for […]

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