AWS Developer Blog

Category: *Learning Levels

Developing a Microsoft .NET Core Web API application with Amazon Aurora Database using AWS CDK

In our previous blog, we showed you how to build a Microsoft.NET Web API application with Amazon Aurora Database using AWS CloudFormation. In this blog, we will leverage the development capabilities of defining cloud infrastructure as code using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) which provisions it through AWS CloudFormation. The AWS CDK is an open source […]

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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 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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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 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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Working with the AWS Cloud Development Kit and AWS Construct Library

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) is a software development framework for defining your cloud infrastructure in code and provisioning it through AWS CloudFormation. The AWS CDK allows developers to define their infrastructure in familiar programming languages such as TypeScript, Python, C# or Java, taking advantages of the features those languages provide. When I worked […]

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Testing infrastructure with the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK)

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) allows you to describe your application’s infrastructure using a general-purpose programming language, such as TypeScript, JavaScript or Python. This opens up familiar avenues for working with your infrastructure, such as using your favorite IDE, getting the benefit of autocomplete, creating abstractions in a familiar way, distributing them using your […]

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