AWS Developer Blog

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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Symmetric Encryption/Decryption in the AWS SDK for C++ with std::iostream

Cryptography is hard in any programming language. It is especially difficult in platform-portable native code where we don’t have the advantage of a constant platform implementation. Many customers have asked us for an Amazon S3 encryption client that is compatible with the Java and Ruby clients. Although we are not ready to release that yet, […]

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Updates to Credential and Region Handling

Version 3.1.73.0 of the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell and AWS SDK for .NET (AWSSDK.Core version 3.1.6.0),  released today, contain enhancements to the way credentials and region data can be supplied to your SDK applications and PowerShell scripts, including the ability to use SAML federated credentials in your SDK applications. We’ve also refactored support for […]

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AWS SDK for C++: Simplified Configuration and Initialization

Many of our users are confused by initializing and installing a memory manager, enabling logging, overriding the HTTP stack, and installing custom cryptography implementations. Not only are these tasks confusing, they are tedious and require an API call to set up and tear down each component. To make matters worse, on some platforms, we were […]

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How to Analyze AWS Config Snapshots with ElasticSearch and Kibana

Introduction In this blog post, I will walk you through a turn-key solution that includes one of our most recently released services, AWS Config. This solution shows how to automate the ingestion of your AWS Config snapshots into the ElasticSearch/Logstash/Kibana (ELK) stack for searching and mapping your AWS environments. Using this functionality, you can do […]

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Serverless Service Discovery: Part 4: Registrar

In this, the last part of our serverless service discovery series, we will show how to register and look up a new service. We will add these components: AWS Lambda Registrar Agent In Docker, it is common to have container agents that add functionality to your Docker deployment. We will borrow from this concept and […]

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Serverless Service Discovery: Part 3: Registration

In this, the third part of our serverless service discovery series, we will show how to configure Amazon API Gateway to require AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) for authentication and how to create a V4 signature to call our register and deregister methods. We have created all the functions required to manage our API […]

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Using a Thread Pool with the AWS SDK for C++

The default thread executor implementation we provide for asynchronous operations spins up a thread and then detaches it. On modern operating systems, this is often exactly what we want. However, there are some other use cases for which this simply will not work. For example, suppose we want to fire off asynchronous calls to Amazon […]

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Serverless Service Discovery: Part 2: Lookup

In this, the second part of our serverless service discovery series, we will use Amazon DynamoDB to store information about the services in our service discovery service and update our AWS Lambda function to read information from the DynamoDB table. Updating Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda As part of adding new functionality to what […]

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