AWS Developer Blog

Tag: .NET

Installing Scheduled Tasks on EC2 Windows Instances

Today’s guest post is part one of a two part series by AWS Solutions Architect Russell Day. Windows administrators and developers often use scheduled tasks to run programs or scripts on a recurring basis. In this post, we will demonstrate how to use the Amazon EC2 User data option to install scheduled tasks on Windows […]

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New Support for Federated Users in the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell

Starting with version 3.1.31.0, the AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell support the use of federated user accounts through Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) for accessing AWS services, using Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML). In earlier versions, all cmdlets that called AWS services required you to specify AWS access and secret keys through either cmdlet […]

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Using Amazon Kinesis Firehose

Amazon Kinesis Firehose, a new service announced at this year’s re:Invent conference, is the easiest way to load streaming data into to AWS. Firehose manages all of the resources and automatically scales to match the throughput of your data. It can capture and automatically load streaming data into Amazon S3 and Amazon Redshift. An example […]

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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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New Support for ASP.NET 5 in AWS SDK for .NET

Today we have released beta support for ASP.NET 5 in the AWS SDK for .NET. ASP.NET 5 is an exciting development for .NET developers with modularization and cross-platform support being major goals for the new platform. Currently, ASP.NET 5 is on beta 7. There may be more changes before its 1.0 release. For this reason, […]

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DynamoDB DataModel Enum Support

In version 3.1.1 of the DynamoDB .NET SDK package, we added enum support to the Object Persistence Model. This feature allows you to use enums in .NET objects you store and load in DynamoDB. Before this change, the only way to support enums in your objects was to use a custom converter to serialize and […]

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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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