AWS Developer Blog

New Additions to Exception Handling

Exception handling in the AWS SDK for Java just got a little easier! We just introduced base exception classes for all AWS services in the SDK. Now all modeled exceptions extend from this service-specific base exception and all unmodeled exceptions (unknown exceptions thrown by the service) will be unmarshalled into the service-specific base exception, and […]

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Fluent Client Builders

We are pleased to announce a better, more intuitive way to construct and configure service clients in the AWS SDK for Java. Previously, the only way to construct a service client was through one of the many overloaded constructors in the client class. Finding the right constructor was difficult and sometimes required duplicating the default […]

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Preview the Python Serverless Microframework for AWS

Serverless computing is one of the most talked-about subjects among AWS customers. The AWS serverless offerings, AWS Lambda and Amazon API Gateway, make it possible for developers to create and run API applications with built-in, virtually unlimited scalability without managing any servers. Today the AWS Developer Tools team is excited to announce the preview of […]

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Encrypting Message Payloads Using the Amazon SQS Extended Client and the Amazon S3 Encryption Client

The Amazon SQS Extended Client is an open-source Java library that lets you manage Amazon SQS message payloads with Amazon S3. This is especially useful for storing and retrieving messages with a message payload size larger than the SQS limit of 256 KB. Some customers have asked us about encryption. This blog post explains how […]

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AWS SDK for C++ Now Available via. NuGet

C++ has long suffered from the lack of good dependency management solutions. For .NET development, NuGet is one of the most commonly used tools. NuGet solves each of these problems for the Visual Studio C++ development environment: Native Windows developers often have to build against multiple Visual C++ runtimes. Companies often need to distribute flavors […]

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Parallelizing Large Downloads for Optimal Speed

TransferManager now supports a feature that parallelizes large downloads from Amazon S3. You do not need to change your code to use this feature. You only need to upgrade the AWS SDK for Java to version 1.11.0 or later. When you download a file using TransferManager, the utility automatically determines if the object is multipart. If so, […]

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Creating Lambda Stream Functions Using the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse

In this blog post, I will introduce two new features in the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse: creating an AWS Lambda stream function and creating multiple AWS Lambda functions in a single project. Unlike the normal AWS Lambda functions which take in POJOs for handler Input/Output, the AWS Lambda stream functions let you use the InputStream and OutputStream […]

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Concurrency in Version 3 of the AWS SDK for PHP

From executing API commands in the background to grouping commands and waiters into concurrent pools, version 3 of the AWS SDK for PHP lets you write asynchronous code that blocks only when you need it to. In this blog post, I’ll show you how to take advantage of some of the SDK’s concurrency abstractions, including […]

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AWS SDK for Java Developer Guide Is Now Open Source

We are happy to announce that the AWS SDK for Java Developer Guide and AWS Toolkit for Eclipse User Guide are now open-sourced on GitHub! You can edit content and code inline, make pull requests, file issues, and send content suggestions to the documentation and SDK teams. The AWS SDKs have always embraced openness as a […]

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Using Custom Request Handlers

Requests are the core of the Go SDK. They handle the network request to a specific service. When you call a service method in the AWS SDK for Go, the SDK creates a request object that contains the input parameters and request lifecycle handlers. The logic involved in each step of a request’s lifecycle, such […]

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