AWS Developer Blog

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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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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