AWS Developer Tools Blog

Category: Best Practices

Build infrastructure continuous integration for Terraform code leveraging AWS Developer Tools and Terratest

Introduction Day by day customers are embracing Infrastructure as Code (IaC) as a main approach to design, provide, develop and maintain their cloud infrastructure. IaC ensures reproducibility and scalability of their infrastructure while at the same time it allows DevOps to adopt best practices and paradigms. In the context of IaC, Terraform is widely used among […]

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First-class TypeScript support in modular AWS SDK for JavaScript

As of December 15th, 2020, the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3) is generally available. On October 19th, 2020, we published the Release Candidate (RC) of the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3). One of the major changes in v3 is first-class TypeScript support. In this blog post we will discuss why we decided […]

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Modular packages in AWS SDK for JavaScript

As of December 15th, 2020, the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3) is generally available. On October 19th, 2020, we published the Release Candidate (RC) of the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3). One of the major changes in the JavaScript SDK v3 is modularized packages. This blog post explains why we decided to […]

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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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Using the New Client-Side Metrics feature in the AWS SDK for Java v2

We are pleased to announce the preview release of the metrics module for AWS SDK for Java v2! The metrics module enables you to collect and publish key performance metrics recorded automatically by the SDK as you use it. These metrics will help you detect and diagnose issues in your applications like increased API call […]

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Tuning the AWS Java SDK 2.x to reduce startup time

One of the most asked feature requests we’ve received from AWS Java SDK customers is to improve SDK startup latency, and in the development of AWS Java SDK 2.x, we’ve put a focus on SDK cold startup time for AWS Lambda functions. In this blog post, we will share the best practices on how to […]

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Bootstrapping a Java Lambda application with minimal AWS Java SDK startup time using Maven

We’re excited to share a new Maven Archetype for Java Lambda applications that we released recently and show you how to start building Java Lambda applications quickly, using this archetype. With the new archetype, customers can easily bootstrap a Java Lambda project configured with the AWS SDK for Java 2.x as a dependency and SAM […]

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