AWS Developer Blog

Xamarin Support Out of Preview

Last month, with the release of version 3 of the AWS SDK for .NET, Xamarin and Portable Class Library (PCL) support was announced as an in-preview feature. We’ve worked hard to stabilize this feature and with today’s release, we are labeling Xamarin and PCL support production-ready. This applies to Windows Phone and Windows Store support, […]

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S3 Transfer Utility Upgrade

Version 3 of the AWS SDK for .NET includes an update to the S3 transfer utility. Before this update, if an S3 download of a large file failed, the entire download would be retried. Now the retry logic has been updated so that any retry attempts will use bits that have already been laid down. […]

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The AWS CLI Topic Guide

Hi everyone! This blog post is about the AWS CLI Topic Guide, a feature that was added in version 1.7.24 of the CLI. The AWS CLI Topic Guide allows users to discover and read information about a CLI feature or its behavior at a level of detail not found in-depth in the Help page of […]

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AWS Workshop and Hackathon at PNWPHP

In September, the Pacific Northwest PHP Conference (PNWPHP) is happening in Seattle. It’s just down the street from us, and we decided to partner with the them to host an AWS Workshop and Hackathon on September 10th, 2015. The workshop portion will serve as kind of AWS bootcamp for PHP developers, and will include a […]

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Using AWS CodeCommit from Eclipse

Earlier this month, we launched AWS CodeCommit — a managed revision control service that hosts Git repositories and works with existing Git-based tools. If you’re an Eclipse user, it’s easy to use the EGit tools in Eclipse to work with AWS CodeCommit. This post shows how to publish a project to AWS CodeCommit so you […]

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DynamoDB Table Cache

Version 3 of the AWS SDK for .NET includes a new feature, the SDK Cache. This is an in-memory cache used by the SDK to store information like DynamoDB table descriptions. Before version 3, the SDK retrieved table information when you constructed a Table or DynamoDBContext object. For example, the following code creates a table […]

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Version 3 of the AWS SDK for .NET Out of Preview

Back in February, we announced our intention to release a new major version of the AWS SDK for .NET. In April, we released a preview on NuGet. After receiving great feedback from users, today we are taking version 3 of the AWS SDK for .NET out of preview. This means the preview flag has been […]

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Invoking AWS Lambda Functions from Java

AWS Lambda makes it incredibly easy and cost-effective to run your code at arbitrary scale in the cloud. Simply write the handler code for your function and upload it to Lambda. The service takes care of hosting and scaling the function for you. And in case you somehow missed it, it now supports writing function […]

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Using the New Import Cmdlets for Amazon EC2

Using the New Import Cmdlets for Amazon EC2 Amazon EC2 recently released an updated set of APIs for importing virtual machine images and disks. These new APIs, ImportImage and ImportSnapshot, are faster and more flexible than the original import APIs and are now available in the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell (from version 2.3.43.0) through […]

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