AWS Developer Blog

Category: How-To

CDK Pipelines: Continuous delivery for AWS CDK applications

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open-source software development framework to define cloud infrastructure in familiar programming languages and provision it through AWS CloudFormation. The AWS CDK consists of three major components: The core framework for modeling reusable infrastructure components A CLI for deploying CDK applications The AWS Construct Library, a set […]

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Orchestrating an application process with AWS Batch using AWS CDK

In many real work applications, you can use custom Docker images with AWS Batch and AWS Cloud Development Kit(CDK) to execute complex jobs efficiently. AWS CDK is an open source software development framework to model and provision your cloud application resources using familiar programming languages, including TypeScript, JavaScript, Python, C# and Java. For the solution […]

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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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Real-time streaming transcription with the AWS C++ SDK

Today, I’d like to walk you through how to use the AWS C++ SDK to leverage Amazon Transcribe streaming transcription. This service allows you to do speech-to-text processing in real time. Streaming transcription uses HTTP/2 technology to communicate efficiently with clients. In this walkthrough, you build a command line application that captures audio from the […]

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Contributing to the AWS Cloud Development Kit

This blog was authored by Mike Cowgill, Principal Engineer at Intuit (maker of TurboTax and QuickBooks) and active collaborator in the AWS Cloud Development Kit open source community. What is exciting about the AWS CDK? First, if you don’t know what the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) is, check out the GitHub project or CDK’s […]

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Working with dependency injection in .NET Standard: inject your AWS clients – part 2

In part 1 of this blog post, we explored using the lightweight dependency injection (DI) provided by Microsoft.Extensions.DependencyInjection. By itself, this is great for libraries and small programs, but if you’re building a nontrivial application, you have other problems to contend with: You might have complex configuration needs (development versus production, multiple sources, etc.) How […]

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Working with dependency injection in .NET Standard: inject your AWS clients – part 1

Dependency injection (DI) is a central part of any nontrivial application today. .NET has libraries like Ninject for implementing inversion of control (IOC) in their development and, as of .NET Core 1.0 (specifically, .NET Standard 1.1), lightweight DI can be provided by Microsoft.Extensions.DependencyInjection. This was used primarily in the context of developing .NET Core web applications, but it can be […]

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