AWS Developer Tools Blog

Increasing development speed with CDK Watch

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) CLI introduces a new mode of operation, cdk watch, and two new flags for cdk deploy, –hotswap and –no-rollback. cdk watch makes development faster by monitoring your code and assets for changes and automatically performing the optimal form of deployment every time a file change is detected, meaning you […]

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How customer feedback shaped the AWS Cloud Development Kit version 2

The DevOps movement has blurred the line between runtime code and infrastructure code, and it’s no surprise that engineers want to write both in the same language. This is why we created the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK), which enables you to define your cloud Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using the familiarity and expressive power […]

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Announcing preview release for the generational mode to the Shenandoah GC

The Amazon Corretto team is excited to announce the preview release for the generational mode to the Shenandoah GC. This is a result of our collaboration with Red Hat on a significant GC contribution: the addition of a generational mode to traditional single generation Shenandoah. One of the primary advantages of Java is that the Java […]

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AWS re:Invent 2021 .NET Track

.NET at re:Invent 2021

Running .NET applications on AWS has never been better and our sessions at re:Invent this year reflect that excitement. All our sessions are for builders who want real-world insights and coding examples they can immediately apply in their applications. We also have a virtual option for those who cannot make it to Las Vegas. This […]

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.NET 6 on AWS

Congratulations to all the development teams and community involved in the .NET 6 GA release. .NET developers here at AWS are excited about the performance improvements in JIT compilation, Garbage Collection, JSON processing, and many other areas of the new release. We’re also excited about the new features including the Minimal API Framework, new data […]

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Testing CDK Applications in Any Language

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open source software development framework to define your cloud application resources using familiar programming languages. Because the AWS CDK enables you to define your infrastructure in regular programming languages, you can also write automated unit tests for your infrastructure code, just like you do for your […]

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Experimental construct libraries are now available in AWS CDK v2

The AWS CDK v2 experimental APIs are now available as separate packages, in addition to the existing stable APIs. The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open-source software development framework to model and provision your cloud application resources using familiar programming languages. With the AWS CDK, you can define your infrastructure as code […]

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Deployment Projects with the new AWS .NET Deployment Experience

In the last post about our new AWS .NET Deployment tooling I talked about some of the recent updates we have made. I did skip a very important feature called deployment projects because I thought it deserved it’s own post. A major goal with the new deployment tooling is not to have unseen magic happening […]

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Screenshot of PackagePhobia showing install size reduction from 7.04 MB to 4.21 MB for STS Client of modular AWS SDK for JavaScript.

How we halved the publish size of modular AWS SDK for JavaScript clients

On December 15th, 2020, we announced the general availability of the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3). In v3, the modular packages reduce the bundle size of your application by ~75% as compared to that in AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 2 (v2). However, v3 had a large publish/install size for each modular package. In […]

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