AWS Developer Blog

Serving Private Content Through Amazon CloudFront Using Signed Cookies

Private content can be served through Amazon CloudFront in two ways: through signed URLs or signed cookies. For information about which approach to choose, see Choosing Between Signed URLs and Signed Cookies. The AWS SDK for .NET includes an Amazon.CloudFront.AmazonCloudFrontUrlSigner utility class that can be used to generate signed URLs. Based on a customer request, […]

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RailsConf 2015 Recap

Recently, Trevor, Loren, and myself from the AWS SDK team attended RailsConf in Atlanta. We had a great time at the conference and enjoyed connecting with many of you there. Our Rails on Amazon Web Services Workshop At RailsConf, we ran a workshop called Deploy and Manage Ruby on Rails Apps on AWS. It was […]

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Generating Amazon S3 Pre-signed URLs with SSE-S3 (Part 3)

As mentioned in Part 1 and Part 2 of this blog, there are fundamentally four ways you can generate Amazon S3 pre-signed URLs using server-side encryption (SSE). We demonstrated how you could do so with SSE-KMS (server-side encryption with AWS Key Management Service). In this blog, I will provide further sample code that shows how […]

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Announcing Support for the PowerShell Gallery

The AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell have until now been made available in a single MSI installer that also contains the AWS SDK for .NET and AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio. MSIs have historically been the primary method of installing software on Windows. On the Linux and OS X platforms, package managers have become the […]

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DynamoDB XSpec API

One of the most powerful tools for accessing Amazon DynamoDB is the use of a DynamoDB domain-specific language (DSL) called expressions. If you look closely, you will find the support of DynamoDB expressions everywhere. For instance, you can access the attributes of an item using projection expressions. You can query or scan items using filter […]

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Generating Amazon S3 Pre-signed URLs with SSE-KMS (Part 2)

To continue from the previous blog, I will provide specific code examples that show how you can generate and consume pre-signed URLs using server-side encryption with AWS Key Management Service (SSE-KMS). A pre-requisite to this option is that you must be using Signature Version 4 (SigV4). You can enable SigV4 in the AWS SDK for […]

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Modularization Released to NuGet in Preview

Today, we pushed our new modularized version of the AWS SDK for .NET to NuGet in preview. This means there are separate NuGet packages for each AWS service. For example, if your application uses Amazon S3 and Amazon DynamoDB, then instead of including the existing AWSSDK package that includes all the AWS services, you can […]

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Authentication in the Browser with Amazon Cognito and Public Identity Providers

Our earlier blog post introduced authentication with Amazon Cognito in the browser. Amazon Cognito has since simplified the authentication workflow. This article describes authenticating the SDK in the browser using Amazon Cognito and supported public identity providers like Google, Facebook, and Amazon. Step 1 and Step 2 outline registering your application with a public identity […]

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