AWS Developer Blog

AWS Tools for PowerShell is now generally available with version 4.0

Dear AWS PowerShell Customers, We are excited to announce the GA release of version 4 of our PowerShell modules! AWS Tools for PowerShell is available in three different variants: AWS.Tools is the new modular variant that allows for faster import times and a smaller footprint. AWS.Tools is compatible with both PowerShell Core 6+ and Windows PowerShell 5.1 when .NET Framework 4.7.2 is installed. Starting with […]

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AWS CLI v2 Preview Now Supports AWS Single Sign-On

We are excited to announce that the AWS CLI v2 preview now supports direct integration with AWS Single Sign-On (SSO). You can now create CLI profiles that are linked to SSO accounts and roles. The CLI will automatically retrieve AWS credentials from SSO and refresh them on your behalf. There are new commands to help […]

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AWS CLI v2 Preview Installers Now Available

AWS CLI v2 preview installers are now available for multiple platforms. You can download and test the following platform specific installers: MacOS executable installer Linux executable installer Windows MSI installer These installers do not require Python on your system in order to install the AWS CLI v2 preview. AWS CLI v2 preview will install on […]

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Preview of AWS Toolkit for WebStorm

At re:Invent 2018 we unveiled the AWS Toolkit for three new IDEs – IntelliJ IDEA, PyCharm and Visual Studio Code. Powered by the AWS SAM CLI, these toolkits enable local invocation and step-through debugging of your AWS Lambda functions directly in your IDE. We’re pleased to announce that a Preview of the AWS Toolkit is […]

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Preview of AWS Tools for PowerShell v4 features

In August, the AWS .NET Team released the first preview of AWS.Tools: the modular version of AWS Tools for PowerShell. As we are close to declaring AWS.Tools ready for production use, we can now announce that the generally available version of AWS.Tools will be part of a major version update of AWS Tools for PowerShell […]

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Developing a Microsoft .NET Core Web API application with Aurora Database using CloudFormation

Real world Microsoft workloads have a lot of Web APIs that are native to Microsoft methods for serving front-end applications (like ASP.NET, ASP.NET Razor/MVC, ReactJS or Angular Application). Even though there are customers who want to try serverless with AWS Lambda, they often have to continue to maintain many existing .NET web APIs. These applications […]

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Consumer Builders in the AWS SDK for Java v2

The AWS SDK for Java v2 introduced immutable models which in turn necessitated using a builder to create request/response objects. Builders are a common pattern for working with immutable objects, they allow building up the state of an object over time and then calling build to create an immutable representation of the object. They also […]

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Authenticate applications through facial recognition with Amazon Cognito and Amazon Rekognition

With increased use of different applications, social networks, financial platforms, emails and cloud storage solutions, managing different passwords and credentials can become a burden. In many cases, sharing one password across all these applications and platforms is just not possible. Different security standards may be required, such as passwords composed by only numeric characters, password […]

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The AWS CLI and AWS SDK for Python will require Python 2.7+ or 3.4+ as their Python runtime

On January 10, 2020, in order to continue supporting our customers with tools that are secure and maintainable, AWS will publish a minor version bump of the AWS CLI and AWS SDK for Python (Boto3 and Botocore). These new versions will require Python 2.7+ or Python 3.4+ runtime. Per PSF (Python Software Foundation), Python 2.6.9 […]

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