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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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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 […]

Mocking modular AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3) in Unit Tests

The AWS SDK for Javascript team would like to highlight the open-source community and it’s contributions. Today we welcome a guest blog written by Maciej Radzikowski on aws-sdk-client-mock, a library that allows easy mocking of AWS SDK for JavaScript (v3). On December 15th, 2020, AWS announced the general availability of the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 […]

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Building an Apache Kafka data processing Java application using the AWS CDK

Building an Apache Kafka data processing Java application using the AWS CDK Piotr Chotkowski, Cloud Application Development Consultant, AWS Professional Services Using a Java application to process data queued in Apache Kafka is a common use case across many industries. Event-driven and microservices architectures, for example, often rely on Apache Kafka for data streaming and […]

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Waiters in modular AWS SDK for JavaScript

On December 15th, 2020, we announced the general availability of the AWS SDK for JavaScript, version 3 (v3). In v3, the waiters are modular and not part of the client class. In this blog post, we cover the differences between waiters in v2 and v3, and how to use them. Background Waiters make it easier […]