AWS Developer Blog

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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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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