AWS Developer Blog

Introducing AWS Tools for PowerShell Core Edition

Today Microsoft announced PowerShell support on Windows, Linux and OS X platforms (read the blog announcement here). We’re pleased to also announce support for PowerShell on these new platforms with a new module, the AWS Tools for PowerShell Core Edition or "AWSPowerShell.NetCore" to give it its module name. Just like PowerShell itself, this new module […]

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General Availability Release of the aws-record Gem

Today, we’re pleased to announce the GA release of version 1.0.0 of the aws-record gem. What Is aws-record? In version 1 of the AWS SDK for Ruby, the AWS::Record class provided a data mapping abstraction over Amazon DynamoDB operations. Earlier this year, we released the aws-record developer preview as a separately packaged library to provide […]

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Hello, Perl Developers!

Did you know that Perl developers can leverage the many powerful services of AWS?  For years, customers have been running Perl workloads on AWS, but if you want to use services like Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) or Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), where do you start? Whether you’re a Perl beginner or […]

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Waiters in the AWS SDK for Java

We’re pleased to announce the addition of the waiters feature in the AWS SDK for Java (take a look at the release notes). Waiters make it easier to wait for a resource to transition into a desired state, which is a very common task when you’re working with services that are eventually consistent (such as […]

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Throttled Retries Now Enabled by Default

Back in March (1.10.59), the AWS SDK for Java introduced throttled retries, an opt-in feature that could be enabled in the SDK ClientConfiguration to retry failed service requests. Typically, client-side retries are used to avoid unnecessarily surfacing exceptions caused by transient network or service issues. However, when there are longer-running issues (for example, a network or service […]

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AWS SDK for .NET Status Update for .NET Core Support

The AWS SDK for .NET has included support for the .NET Core platform in our NuGet 3.2 beta packages since last September. With our recent push of version 3.2.6-beta to NuGet, we’ve switched from netstandard 1.5 to 1.3 to increase the SDK’s compatibility with other libraries. This version also includes many of the high-level abstractions […]

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DevOps Meets Security: Security Testing Your AWS Application: Part I – Unit Testing

The adoption of DevOps practices allows organizations to be agile while deploying high-quality software to customers on a regular basis. The CI/CD pipeline is an important component of the DevOps model. It automates critical verification tasks, making fully automated software deployments possible. Security tests are critical to the CI/CD pipeline. These tests verify whether the […]

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