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Tag: Python

Testing CDK Applications in Any Language

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open source software development framework to define your cloud application resources using familiar programming languages. Because the AWS CDK enables you to define your infrastructure in regular programming languages, you can also write automated unit tests for your infrastructure code, just like you do for your […]

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Construct Hub Developer Preview

We are excited to announce the Construct Hub developer preview. It is a one-stop destination for finding, reusing and sharing constructs authored by AWS, AWS Partner Network partners, third parties, and the developer community. In the preview version of the website, we list constructs for Python and TypeScript programming languages. CDK constructs are cloud architecture building […]

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AWS Chalice adds support for the AWS CDK

In a previous post, we showed how you can use the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS Chalice to develop both infrastructure and application logic as code. To help combine the two frameworks together, a cdk-chalice construct library was used that handled the low-level communication details. In collaboration with the original developer of […]

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Asynchronous Amazon Transcribe Streaming SDK for Python (Preview)

We are pleased to announce the first preview release of an asynchronous Amazon Transcribe streaming SDK for Python. Amazon Transcribe streaming transcription enables you to send an audio stream and receive a stream of text in real time. This initial preview release of the SDK provides simple and easy to use interfaces for the Amazon […]

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Announcing the end of support for Python 3.4 and 3.5 in the AWS SDK for Python and AWS CLI v1

On February 1, 2021, the AWS SDK for Python (Boto3 and Botocore) and the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) v1 will no longer support Python 3.4 and Python 3.5. We encourage you to upgrade to Python 3.6 or later (this deprecation doesn’t affect customers using Python 2.7). Per the Python Software Foundation, Python 3.4.10 […]

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AWS Chalice Now Supports YAML Templates

Version 1.15.0 of AWS Chalice, a framework for writing serverless applications in Python, adds support for YAML when generating and merging AWS Serverless Application Model (SAM) templates. This allows you to add additional AWS resources to your Chalice application. As part of deploying a Chalice application, you can generate a SAM template that represents your […]

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Centralize Logs using CDK

Deploying AWS Chalice application using AWS Cloud Development Kit

In this blog, we will build a simple service based on Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda for managing users in Amazon DynamoDB table. I will be using AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS Chalice frameworks to develop both infrastructure and application logic as code. There is some overlap between CDK and Chalice […]

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Handling arbitrary HTTP requests in Amazon API Gateway

In this post, I walk you through the steps to build a serverless web application that can accept arbitrary HTTP requests and use custom logic to return arbitrary responses. The concepts in this post are applicable to any situation where you require flexible control over the HTTP requests received and returned by an application that uses […]

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Announcing AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code has become an enormously popular tool for serverless developers, partly due to the intuitive user interface. It’s also because of the rich ecosystem of extensions that can customize and automate so much of the development experience. We are excited to announce that the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code extension is now […]

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