AWS Developer Blog

Category: AWS Java Development

Tuning the AWS Java SDK 2.x to reduce startup time

One of the most asked feature requests we’ve received from AWS Java SDK customers is to improve SDK startup latency, and in the development of AWS Java SDK 2.x, we’ve put a focus on SDK cold startup time for AWS Lambda functions. In this blog post, we will share the best practices on how to […]

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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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Bootstrapping a Java Lambda application with minimal AWS Java SDK startup time using Maven

We’re excited to share a new Maven Archetype for Java Lambda applications that we released recently and show you how to start building Java Lambda applications quickly, using this archetype. With the new archetype, customers can easily bootstrap a Java Lambda project configured with the AWS SDK for Java 2.x as a dependency and SAM […]

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The AWS SDK for Java will no longer support Java 6

The AWS SDK for Java currently maintains two major versions: 1.11.x and 2.x. Customers on Java 8 or newer may use either 2.x or 1.11.x, and customers on Java 6 or newer may use 1.11.x. Free updates to the Java 6 virtual machine (JVM) were stopped by Oracle on April 2013. Users that don’t pay […]

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AWS Toolkit for Eclipse: Locally Debug Your Lambda Functions and Amazon API Gateway Using AWS SAM Local

We are pleased to announce that the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse now supports AWS SAM Local for locally debugging your AWS Lambda functions and Amazon API Gateway in Java. See AWS SAM Local for more details about this command line tool. Prerequisites AWS SAM Local is dependent on a Lambda Docker image for running your Lambda functions locally. Before […]

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