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Why and how you should use AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3) on Node.js 18

The Node.js 18.x runtime was promoted to Active Long Term Support (LTS) on October 25th, 2022, and is now available in AWS Lambda. The AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3) is included by default in AWS Lambda Node.js 18 runtime as a convenience for developers building simpler functions. You can read about features in Node.js 18 […]

Introducing Smithy IDL 2.0

The AWS Smithy team is happy to announce the 2.0 release of the Smithy Interface Definition Language (IDL). This release focuses on improving the developer experience of authoring Smithy models and using code generated from Smithy models. It contains numerous new features, such as reduced nulls and optional types in generated code, custom default values, […]

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Announcing the end of support for Node.js 12.x in the AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3)

This blog post is about AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3), and not AWS Lambda. As of Oct 2022, Lambda is planning Node.js 12.x deprecation on Mar 31, 2023. If your code uses Lambda Provided SDK, it’s v2 which continues to support Node.js 12.x Starting November 1, 2022, AWS SDK For JavaScript (v3) will no longer […]

TLS 1.3 Incompatibility with AWS SDK for Java versions 1.9.5 to 1.10.31

AWS works to ensure that your Java applications connect using the most modern encryption protocols that provide performance and security advances. This includes Transport Layer Security (TLS) version 1.3, which we are actively adding support for in all of our services. This blog is to notify you that older versions of the AWS SDK for […]

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Announcing the end of support for Internet Explorer 11 in the AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3)

Starting October 1, 2022, AWS SDK For JavaScript (v3) will end support for Internet Explorer 11 (IE 11). The browser artifacts published in our npm packages will no longer target ES5. If your browser application depends on the AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3), we encourage you to support only modern secure and evergreen browsers like […]

Tips & Tricks: Delaying AWS Service configuration when using .NET Dependency Injection

Tips & Tricks: Delaying AWS Service configuration when using .NET Dependency Injection The AWSSDK.Extensions.NETCore.Setup package provides extensions for enabling AWS Service Client creation to work with native .NET Dependency Injection. Bindings for one or more services can be registered via the included AddAWSService<TService> method and a shared configuration can be added and customized via the […]

Error Handling in Modular AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3)

In the version 3.53.0 of the modular AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3), we introduced concrete classes for AWS service exceptions which support asserting service exceptions with instanceof operator. In this post, we cover how to use it and how it improves the error handling experience. Why did we do it? Previously, the AWS SDK for […]

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How we halved the publish size of modular AWS SDK for JavaScript clients

On December 15th, 2020, we announced the general availability of the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3). In v3, the modular packages reduce the bundle size of your application by ~75% as compared to that in AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 2 (v2). However, v3 had a large publish/install size for each modular package. In […]

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Announcing the end of support for Node.js 10.x in the AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3)

Starting January 1, 2022, AWS SDK For JavaScript (v3) will no longer support Node.js 10.x which was EOL on April 30, 2021. We encourage you to upgrade to Node.js 12.x or later. We recommend Node.js 14.x which was released on April 21, 2020 and became active LTS on October 27, 2020. Motivation As Node.js 10.x version […]