AWS Developer Blog

How to Protect the Integrity of Your Encrypted Data by Using AWS Key Management Service and EncryptionContext

There’s a great post on the AWS Security Blog today. Greg Rubin explains How to Protect the Integrity of Your Encrypted Data by Using AWS Key Management Service and EncryptionContext. Greg is a security expert and a developer on AWS Key Management Service. He’s helped us out with encryption and security changes in the AWS […]

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Building a serverless developer authentication API in Java using AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Cognito – Part 3

In parts 1 and 2 of this blog post, we saw how easy it is to get started on Java development for AWS Lambda, and use a microservices architecture to quickly iterate on an AuthenticateUser call that integrates with Amazon Cognito. We set up the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse, used the wizard to create a […]

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AWS re:Invent 2015 and more

re:Invent has come and gone, and once again, we all had a blast. It’s always great to meet with customers and discuss how they’re using the AWS SDKs and CLIs. Keep the feedback coming. At this year’s AWS CLI session at re:Invent, I had the opportunity to address one of the topics that we previously […]

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Receiving Amazon SNS Messages in PHP

A little over a year ago, we announced a new feature in the AWS SDK for PHP that allowed customers to validate inbound SNS messages. In the latest version of the SDK, this functionality is now available in its own package, one that does not depend on the SDK, so it’s simpler to listen to […]

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Building a serverless developer authentication API in Java using AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Cognito – Part 2

In part 1 of this blog post, we showed you how to leverage the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse to quickly develop Java functions for AWS Lambda. We then set up a skeleton project and the structure to handle custom objects sent to your Java function. In part 2 of this blog post, we will implement […]

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Building a serverless developer authentication API in Java using AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Cognito – Part 1

Most of us are aware of the support for a developer authentication backend in Amazon Cognito and how one can use a custom backend service to authenticate and authorize users to access AWS resources using temporary credentials. In this blog, we will create a quick serverless backend authentication API written in Java and deployed on […]

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S3 workflows simplified with Java 8 streams

Of the many changes brought about with Java 8, the Stream API is perhaps one of the most exciting.  Java 8 streams, which are unrelated to Java’s I/O streams, allow you to perform a series of mutations and transformations against a collection of items.  You can think of a stream as a form of data […]

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Listing Cmdlets by Service

In this post, we discussed a new cmdlet you can use to navigate your way around the cmdlets in the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell module. This cmdlet enables you to search for cmdlets that implemented a service API by answering questions like, "Which cmdlet implements the Amazon EC2 ‘RunInstances’ API?" It can also do […]

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AWS re:Invent 2015 Recap

Another AWS re:Invent in the bag. It was great to talk to so many of our customers about .NET and PowerShell. Steve Roberts and I gave two talks this year. The first session was about how to take advantage of ASP.NET 5 in AWS. The second session was our first-ever PowerShell talk at re:Invent. It […]

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AWS re:Invent 2015

This year’s AWS re:Invent conference is just a few days away. Norm, Milind, and I from the .NET SDK and Tools team at AWS will be attending. We are looking forward to meeting with as many of you as we can. This year we have two .NET-related breakout sessions: On Wednesday afternoon, we will show […]

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