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Category: Announcements

Faster iteration experience for AWS SAM applications in the AWS Toolkits for JetBrains and VS Code

Today, the AWS Toolkits for JetBrains and VS Code released a faster code iteration experience for developing AWS SAM applications. The AWS Toolkits are open source plugins for JetBrains and VS Code IDEs that provide an integrated experience for developing Serverless applications, including assistance for getting started and local step-through debugging capabilities for Serverless applications. […]

Improvements to the connection experience in the AWS Toolkit for VS Code

AWS Toolkit for VS Code has shipped improvements that help customers setting up a new machine without AWS credentials files (typically in “~/.aws/”—the “.aws” directory of the machine home folder). Setting up credentials is the first step to working with AWS cloud resources, but it’s not a frequent task, so one often needs to read […]

New: AWS CLI v2 installers available over IPv6 connections

We are excited to announce that the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) v2 is now available for download over IPv6 connections. Customers can now download the AWS CLI v2 installers for IPv6-only environments, such as Amazon EC2 running inside an IPv6-only Amazon Virtual Private Cloud. Previously, the AWS CLI v2 installation packages were only […]

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 […]

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)

This blog post is about AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3), and not AWS Lambda. As of Oct 2022, Lambda is planning Node.js 12.x deprecation on Mar 31, 2023. If your code uses Lambda Provided SDK, it’s v2 which continues to support Node.js 12.x Starting November 1, 2022, AWS SDK For JavaScript (v3) will no longer […]

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 […]