AWS Developer Blog

Creating a PowerShell REST API

With the recent AWS Lambda support for PowerShell, it’s now easy to make web APIs with Amazon API Gateway that execute your PowerShell scripts. In the previous blog post, we showed how to deploy PowerShell-based Lambda functions with AWS CloudFormation. We are going to reuse that technique in this post because using AWS CloudFormation is […]

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Upgrade AWS SDK for .NET for latest TLS Protocols

If your application is using .NET Framework 3.5 or 4.5 you should update to version 3.3.22.0 or later of AWSSDK.Core. This ensures you are using the latest HTTPS protocols and can communicate with newer AWS services. Background A growing trend across the internet is for HTTPS services to only accept connections using newer encryption protocols […]

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Deploying PowerShell-based Lambda with AWS CloudFormation

We recently announced AWS Lambda support for PowerShell. In our initial blog post, we showed how you can use the new AWSLambdaPSCore module to deploy PowerShell scripts to Lambda. In this blog post, we talk about how you can integrate PowerShell-based Lambda functions with AWS CloudFormation. It’s common to want to deploy a collection of […]

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AWS CLI v2 development

The AWS CLI is a command line tool for interacting with AWS services and managing your AWS resources. Since the AWS CLI was released five years ago, community feedback has driven many of its features and enhancements. Over the years, however, we couldn’t address some of the community feedback that we received in a backward-compatible […]

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AWS CDK for .NET

AWS CDK for .NET The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) Developer Preview now has support for .NET! The AWS CDK is a software development framework to define cloud infrastructure as code and provision it through AWS CloudFormation. This provides familiarity, IDE and tools support, and flexibility that are unavailable when using static text definitions. […]

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Announcing Lambda Support for PowerShell Core

Today we are excited to release support for PowerShell Core 6.0 with AWS Lambda. This new feature enables you to execute PowerShell scripts or functions in response to any Lambda event, such as an Amazon S3 event or Amazon CloudWatch scheduled event. Setting up a development environment Before we get started developing PowerShell based Lambda […]

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.NET Core Global Tools for AWS

One of the exciting new features in .NET Core 2.1 are Global Tools. Global Tools provide the ability to distribute command line tools via a NuGet package and install them with the dotnet command line. Before Global Tools were released, .NET Core had the concept of project tools, which were tied to a specific project […]

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Flowchart showing CDK compilation process

AWS CDK Developer Preview

We are thrilled to announce the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) Developer Preview release for TypeScript, JavaScript, and Java; with .NET, and Python coming soon. The AWS CDK is a software development framework to define cloud infrastructure as code and provision it through CloudFormation. The CDK integrates fully with AWS services and offers a higher-level […]

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