AWS Developer Blog

Category: Application Services

Running a Kubernetes Job in Amazon EKS on AWS Fargate Using AWS StepFunctions

In a previous AWS Blog, I shared an application orchestration process to run Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) Tasks on AWS Fargate using AWS Step Functions. This blog will be similar continuation but here we will be running the same application on Amazon EKS as a Kubernetes job on Fargate using StepFunctions. Amazon EKS […]

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Provision AWS infrastructure using Terraform (By HashiCorp): an example of running Amazon ECS tasks on AWS Fargate

AWS Fargate is a a serverless compute engine that supports several common container use cases, like running micro-services architecture applications, batch processing, machine learning applications, and migrating on premise applications to the cloud without having to manage servers or clusters of Amazon EC2 instances. AWS customers have a choice of fully managed container services, including […]

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AWS StateMachine Visualization in VSCode

Handling Errors, Retries, and adding Alerting to Step Function State Machine Executions

AWS Step Functions allow you to coordinate and stitch together multiple AWS Services into a serverless workflow. Step Function State Machines are created through the use of Amazon States Language – a JSON-based configuration. When it comes to executing a state machine in production, operational features such as retrying failed executions, alerting on failures, and […]

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AWS Chalice adds support for the AWS CDK

In a previous post, we showed how you can use the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS Chalice to develop both infrastructure and application logic as code. To help combine the two frameworks together, a cdk-chalice construct library was used that handled the low-level communication details. In collaboration with the original developer of […]

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Deploying Step Functions using GitHub Actions

Deploying AWS Step Functions using GitHub Actions

In order to achieve repeatable, secure, and automated deployments, it is necessary to set up a CI/CD pipeline. Typically, the CI/CD pipeline will lint configurations, build, test, and deploy your code and infrastructure using one seamless process. A common best practice for deploying your infrastructure and code to AWS is to tie into a source […]

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Provision AWS infrastructure using Terraform (By HashiCorp): an example of web application logging customer data

Many web and mobile applications can make use of AWS services and infrastructure to log or ingest data from customer actions and behaviors on the websites or mobile apps, to provide recommendations for better user experience. There are several ‘infrastructure as code’ frameworks available today, to help customers define their infrastructure, such as the AWS […]

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Centralize Logs using CDK

Deploying AWS Chalice application using AWS Cloud Development Kit

In this blog, we will build a simple service based on Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda for managing users in Amazon DynamoDB table. I will be using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS Chalice frameworks to develop both infrastructure and application logic as code. There is some overlap between CDK and Chalice […]

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Handling arbitrary HTTP requests in Amazon API Gateway

In this post, I walk you through the steps to build a serverless web application that can accept arbitrary HTTP requests and use custom logic to return arbitrary responses. The concepts in this post are applicable to any situation where you require flexible control over the HTTP requests received and returned by an application that uses […]

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AWS Toolkit for IntelliJ – Now generally available

Last year at re:Invent we told you that we were working on the AWS Toolkit for IntelliJ. Since then, the toolkit has been in active development on GitHub. I’m happy to share that the AWS Toolkit for IntelliJ is now generally available! The toolkit provides an integrated experience for developing serverless applications. For example, you […]

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Creating a PowerShell REST API

With the recent AWS Lambda support for PowerShell, it’s now easy to make web APIs with Amazon API Gateway that execute your PowerShell scripts. In the previous blog post, we showed how to deploy PowerShell-based Lambda functions with AWS CloudFormation. We are going to reuse that technique in this post because using AWS CloudFormation is […]

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