AWS Developer Tools Blog

Tag: aws-sdk

New: Default Payload Compression for Amazon CloudWatch PutMetricData with the AWS SDKs

The AWS SDKs and Tools team is excited to announce support for request compression for the PutMetricData operation of Amazon CloudWatch. When publishing metrics to CloudWatch, the AWS SDKs will now automatically compress the metric data to reduce bandwidth utilization and latency. Motivation Compressing request payloads on the client prior to sending them to a […]

Announcing end-of-support for AWS SDK for Java v1.x effective December 31, 2025.

Announcing end-of-support for AWS SDK for Java v1.x effective December 31, 2025

In alignment with our SDKs and Tools Maintenance Policy, the AWS SDK for Java v1.x will enter maintenance mode on July 31, 2024, and reach end-of-support on December 31, 2025. Existing applications that use AWS SDK for Java v1.x will continue to function as intended, unless there is a fundamental change to how an AWS […]

Node.js logo

Announcing the end of support for Node.js 14.x in the AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3)

This blog post is about AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3) announcing the end of support for Node.js 14.x, and not AWS Lambda, which is planning their Node.js 14.x deprecation (phase 1) on Nov 27, 2023. Starting May 1, 2024, the AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3) will no longer actively support Node.js 14.x, which reached end-of-life […]

Creating Smithy Projects with Smithy Init

The Smithy team is excited to announce the release of the init command in Smithy CLI. This command enables developers to create new Smithy projects quickly and easily. Before the Smithy init command was introduced, developers had to carefully follow along with a developer guide or blog post to setup their Smithy projects. This involves […]

Laptop screen showing graph going up and down

Reduce Lambda cold start times: migrate to AWS SDK for JavaScript v3

The AWS SDK for JavaScript (JS SDK) v3 is a rewrite of v2 with a modular architecture and frequently requested features, such as a first-class TypeScript support and a new middleware stack. As our customers migrate their applications from JS SDK v2 to v3, they have been requesting reliable benchmarks to assess the SDKs performance […]

New: Improved flexibility when configuring endpoint URLs with the AWS SDKs and tools

The AWS SDKs and Tools team is excited to announce improvements for configuration of the endpoint URL used for API service requests through the shared SDK configuration file and environment variables with the AWS SDKs and Tools. Previously, you could specify the endpoint URL used for AWS requests by setting the –endpoint-url command line parameter […]

Announcing Amazon S3 checksums support in the AWS SDK for Kotlin

We are excited to announce support for Amazon S3 checksums in the AWS SDK for Kotlin! A checksum is a unique fingerprint calculated from a set of data that can be used to check whether the data has been altered or corrupted during transfers. Configuring a checksum is a valuable precaution to help maintain the […]

Introducing The Smithy CLI

Introducing the Smithy CLI

The Smithy team is excited to announce the official release of the Smithy CLI. Smithy is an open-source Interface Definition Language (IDL) for web services created by AWS. AWS uses Smithy to model services, generate server scaffolding and rich clients in multiple languages, and generate the AWS SDKs. Smithy enables large-scale collaboration on APIs through its […]

Introducing a new client in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x for retrieving EC2 Instance Metadata

You can now use AWS SDK for Java 2.x to easily retrieve instance metadata for an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance! We are pleased to announce the general availability of new Java SDK EC2 Instance Metadata Clients in the AWS SDK for Java 2.x (version 2.19.29 or later). You can use this new […]