AWS Developer Blog

How Vendia leverages the AWS CDK to dynamically provision cloud infrastructure

In this guest post, Ryan Green, senior software engineer, explains how Vendia uses the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS CloudFormation to dynamically provision cloud infrastructure on behalf of their customers. Abstract Vendia enables organizations to securely share data and code across regions, accounts, and clouds at scale. Vendia Unis, or Universal Apps, […]

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AWS StateMachine Visualization in VSCode

Handling Errors, Retries, and adding Alerting to Step Function State Machine Executions

AWS Step Functions allow you to coordinate and stitch together multiple AWS Services into a serverless workflow. Step Function State Machines are created through the use of Amazon States Language – a JSON-based configuration. When it comes to executing a state machine in production, operational features such as retrying failed executions, alerting on failures, and […]

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AWS Chalice adds support for the AWS CDK

In a previous post, we showed how you can use the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS Chalice to develop both infrastructure and application logic as code. To help combine the two frameworks together, a cdk-chalice construct library was used that handled the low-level communication details. In collaboration with the original developer of […]

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AWS SDK for Go Version 2 – General Availability

We are excited to announce the General Availability (GA) release of the AWS SDK for Go version 2 (v2). This release follows the Release candidate of the AWS SDK for Go v2. Version 2 incorporates customer feedback from version 1 and takes advantage of modern Go language features. The AWS SDK for Go v2 requires […]

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Announcing the end of support for Python 2.7 in the AWS SDK for Python and AWS CLI v1

On July 15, 2021, in order to continue supporting our customers with tools that are secure and maintainable, AWS will publish a minor version bump of the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) v1 and AWS SDK for Python (boto3 and botocore). These new versions will require a Python 3.6+ runtime, formally ending our Python […]

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Deploying Step Functions using GitHub Actions

Deploying AWS Step Functions using GitHub Actions

In order to achieve repeatable, secure, and automated deployments, it is necessary to set up a CI/CD pipeline. Typically, the CI/CD pipeline will lint configurations, build, test, and deploy your code and infrastructure using one seamless process. A common best practice for deploying your infrastructure and code to AWS is to tie into a source […]

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HTTP keep-alive is on by default in modular AWS SDK for JavaScript

On December 15th, 2020, we announced the general availability of the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3). In v3, we keep the Node.js HTTP connections alive by default. This blog post explains how it’s done. It also describes the benefits of keeping the sockets around, so they can be used for future requests without […]

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Overview of AWS SDK for JavaScript

Modular AWS SDK for JavaScript is now generally available

We are happy to announce the General Availability (GA) of AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3). This release follows the Release Candidate of the JavaScript SDK and has a modular architecture with a separate package for each service. It also includes many frequently requested features, such as a first-class TypeScript support and a new […]

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