AWS Developer Tools Blog

Category: Announcements

Introducing Smithy IDL 2.0

The AWS Smithy team is happy to announce the 2.0 release of the Smithy Interface Definition Language (IDL). This release focuses on improving the developer experience of authoring Smithy models and using code generated from Smithy models. It contains numerous new features, such as reduced nulls and optional types in generated code, custom default values, […]

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AWS announces a streamlined deployment experience for .NET applications

We are happy to announce the general availability of a new deployment experience in both the Visual Studio and the .NET CLI. This follows the preview announcement from last year. The new deployment experience focuses on the type of application you want to deploy instead of individual AWS services by providing intelligent compute recommendations. You […]

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Version 1 of the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is now in maintenance mode

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) version 1 (v1) for JavaScript, TypeScript, Java, Python, .NET and Go is now in maintenance mode. AWS CDK v1 is no longer receiving higher-level “L2” construct updates for new or existing services. It will continue receiving updates for new and updated resource level “L1” constructs, critical bug fixes, and security updates only.  We […]

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Announcing the end of support for Node.js 12.x in the AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3)

Starting November 1, 2022, AWS SDK For JavaScript (v3) will no longer support Node.js 12.x which was EOL on April 30, 2022. We encourage you to upgrade to Node.js 14.x or later. We recommend Node.js 16.x, which was released on April 26, 2021 and became active LTS on October 28, 2021. For Lambda users, AWS […]

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TLS 1.3 Incompatibility with AWS SDK for Java versions 1.9.5 to 1.10.31

AWS works to ensure that your Java applications connect using the most modern encryption protocols that provide performance and security advances. This includes Transport Layer Security (TLS) version 1.3, which we are actively adding support for in all of our services. This blog is to notify you that older versions of the AWS SDK for […]

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Announcing the end of support for Internet Explorer 11 in the AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3)

Starting October 1, 2022, AWS SDK For JavaScript (v3) will end support for Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11). The browser artifacts published in our npm packages will no longer target ES5. If your browser application depends on the AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3), we encourage you to support only modern secure and evergreen browsers like […]

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Introducing .NET Annotations Lambda Framework (Preview)

Recently we released the .NET 6 managed runtime for Lambda. Along with the new Lambda runtime we have also been working on a new framework for writing .NET 6 Lambda functions called Lambda Annotations. The Annotations framework makes the experience of writing Lambda feel more natural in C#. It also takes care of synchronizing the […]

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Increasing development speed with CDK Watch

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) CLI introduces a new mode of operation, cdk watch, and two new flags for cdk deploy, –hotswap and –no-rollback. cdk watch makes development faster by monitoring your code and assets for changes and automatically performing the optimal form of deployment every time a file change is detected, meaning you […]

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How customer feedback shaped the AWS Cloud Development Kit version 2

The DevOps movement has blurred the line between runtime code and infrastructure code, and it’s no surprise that engineers want to write both in the same language. This is why we created the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK), which enables you to define your cloud Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using the familiarity and expressive power […]

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