AWS Developer Blog

Category: .NET

SDK Extensions Moved to Modularization

We are currently finalizing the move of the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell and the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio to the new modularized SDK. In addition, we have released new versions of the ASP.NET session provider and the .NET System.Diagnostics trace listener. These two extensions have moved from the SDK GitHub repository into their […]

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Serving Private Content Through Amazon CloudFront Using Signed Cookies

Private content can be served through Amazon CloudFront in two ways: through signed URLs or signed cookies. For information about which approach to choose, see Choosing Between Signed URLs and Signed Cookies. The AWS SDK for .NET includes an Amazon.CloudFront.AmazonCloudFrontUrlSigner utility class that can be used to generate signed URLs. Based on a customer request, […]

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Announcing Support for the PowerShell Gallery

The AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell have until now been made available in a single MSI installer that also contains the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio. MSIs have historically been the primary method of installing software on Windows. On the Linux and OS X platforms, package managers have become the […]

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Modularization Released to NuGet in Preview

Today, we pushed our new modularized version of the AWS SDK for .NET to NuGet in preview. This means there are separate NuGet packages for each AWS service. For example, if your application uses Amazon S3 and Amazon DynamoDB, then instead of including the existing AWSSDK package that includes all the AWS services, you can […]

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Update on Modularization of the SDK

As mentioned earlier, we are currently working on modularizing the AWS SDK for .NET into individual packages for each service. We have pushed the changes to the modularization branch in GitHub. If you use the solution file AWSSDK.sln, it will produce a core assembly for each supported platform and individual service assemblies for each supported […]

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Removal of Nullable Parameter Types in AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

We wanted to let you know of a change to the Tools for Windows PowerShell, in which ‘nullable’ parameters used by some cmdlets will be removed. This affects some boolean, int, and DateTime parameters in a small number of cmdlets that up until now have been surfaced as Nullable<bool>, Nullable<int> or Nullable<DateTime> parameter types. We’ve […]

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AWS Lambda Support in Visual Studio

Today we released version 1.9.0 of the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio with support for AWS Lambda. AWS Lambda is a new compute service in preview that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the compute resources for you, making it easy to build applications that respond quickly to new information. Lambda […]

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ElastiCache as an ASP.NET Session Store

Are you hosting an ASP.NET application on AWS? Do you want the benefits of Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) and Auto Scaling, but feel limited by a dependency on ASP.NET session state? Rather than rely on sticky sessions, you can use an out-of-process session state provider to share session state between multiple web servers. In this […]

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Clock-skew correction

Clock skew is the difference in time between two computers. In the context of this blog post, it’s the difference between the time on a computer running your .NET application (client) and Amazon’s (server). If the client time is different from server time by more than about 15 minutes, the requests your application makes will […]

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Using NuGet and Chocolatey package managers in AWS CloudFormation and AWS Elastic Beanstalk

In this guest post by AWS Solutions Architect Lee Atkinson, we are going to describe how you can take advantage of the NuGet and Chocolatey package managers inside your CloudFormation templates and Elastic Beanstalk applications. AWS CloudFormation and AWS Elastic Beanstalk support the Microsoft Windows Installer for installing .msi files onto Microsoft Windows instances managed […]

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