AWS Developer Blog

Category: Management Tools

Centralize Amazon CloudWatch Logs using AWS CDK

One of the most common use cases that customers try to implement is to centralize various types of logs in their AWS infrastructure so that these logs can be utilized for security, monitoring or analytics purposes. Centralizing AWS services logs means pushing all the logs generated by the various AWS services used to one single […]

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Centralize Logs using CDK

Introducing the AWS CDK public roadmap

We’ve published an AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) public roadmap on GitHub! As an open source project, we’re all about transparency and want to help you plan by making it easier to follow upcoming features and let us know what we should work on next. Checkout the CDK roadmap to see what we’re up to, […]

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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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Centralize Logs using CDK

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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Announcing AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code has become an enormously popular tool for serverless developers, partly due to the intuitive user interface. It’s also because of the rich ecosystem of extensions that can customize and automate so much of the development experience. We are excited to announce that the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code extension is now […]

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Serverless data engineering at Zalando with the AWS CDK

This blog was authored by Viacheslav Inozemtsev, Data Engineer at Zalando, an active user of the serverless technologies in AWS, and an early adopter of the AWS Cloud Development Kit.   Infrastructure is extremely important for any system, but it usually doesn’t carry business logic. It’s also hard to manage and track. Scripts and templates […]

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Getting started with the AWS Cloud Development Kit and Python

This post introduces you to the new Python bindings for the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK). What’s the AWS CDK, you might ask? Good question! You are probably familiar with the concept of infrastructure as code (IaC). When you think of IaC, you might think of things like AWS CloudFormation. AWS CloudFormation allows you […]

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Query Systems Manager Parameter Store for AWS Regions, endpoints and more using PowerShell

In Jeff Barr’s recent blog post, he announced support for querying AWS Region and service availability programmatically by using AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store. The examples in the blog post all used the AWS CLI, but the post noted that you can also use the AWS Tools for PowerShell. In this post I’ll show you […]

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.NET Core configuration provider for AWS Systems Manager

Today, we released a new NuGet package, Amazon.Extensions.Configuration.SystemsManager. This NuGet package simplifies how your application loads the application configuration settings in the AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store into the .NET Core configuration system. Configuration in .NET Core is quite different from what we’re used to in the .NET Framework. With the .NET Framework, we had […]

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