AWS Developer Tools Blog

Category: Technical How-to

Developing on Amazon Linux 2 using Windows

See how to get the best of both Windows and Linux as your development environment all on the same machine. Run the Amazon Linux 2 distribution via the Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 and leverage the Visual Studio Code Remote – WSL extension, AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code, and the AWS SAM CLI to provide a frictionless development experience.

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Introducing AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio support for AWS SSO and Assume Role with MFA

The AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio uses locally stored credentials to help you develop, debug, and deploy .NET applications that use Amazon Web Services. These credentials inform the Toolkit which AWS account it is working with, and gate whether or not the Toolkit is allowed to perform actions against an account. It is common for […]

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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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Reimagining the AWS .NET deployment experience

In 2012, AWS launched .NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk – AWS’s first deployment service. At the same time, we also released Visual Studio support via the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio to help developers deploy their ASP.NET applications to AWS. In the 9 years since that release, the world has changed a lot. AWS […]

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Generate a presigned URL in modular AWS SDK for JavaScript

On December 15th, 2020, we announced the general availability of the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3). This blog shows you how to generate a presigned URL for an Amazon S3 bucket using the modular AWS SDK for JavaScript. Motivation A presigned URL gives you access to the object identified in the URL, provided […]

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Provision AWS infrastructure using Terraform (By HashiCorp): an example of running Amazon ECS tasks on AWS Fargate

AWS Fargate is a a serverless compute engine that supports several common container use cases, like running micro-services architecture applications, batch processing, machine learning applications, and migrating on premise applications to the cloud without having to manage servers or clusters of Amazon EC2 instances. AWS customers have a choice of fully managed container services, including […]

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AWS Chalice adds support for the AWS CDK

In a previous post, we showed how you can use the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS Chalice to develop both infrastructure and application logic as code. To help combine the two frameworks together, a cdk-chalice construct library was used that handled the low-level communication details. In collaboration with the original developer of […]

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Exploring .NET 5 with the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio

This week, .NET 5.0 was officially released. Read about how you can get more out of your .NET investments on AWS and some of the services and tools that we have worked on to support  .NET 5 on AWS. In this post we show how you can use the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio to […]

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.NET 5 on AWS

As long time .NET developers, many of us here at AWS share in the excitement for the GA release of .NET 5. When benchmark results were announced at .NET Conf this summer, these results validated the focus on increasing performance over its predecessor — .NET Core 3.1. Including a 30% socket performance improvement on Linux, […]

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