Package and Upload a Lambda Function with the AWS CLI

The AWS console is great for creating, modifying and visualizing your AWS resources, services and infrastructure. However, if you need automation and repeatability, the AWS CLI is where it’s at. For this tutorial, we’ll use .NET as the reference technology. Although, most of this tutorial can be used with other languages like, Python, Node.js, Go,Continue reading “Package and Upload a Lambda Function with the AWS CLI”

Create a .NET AWS Lambda Function with an HTTPS Endpoint

Get all the code on GitHub. AWS Lambda, the popular AWS service, has been the solution behind many microservices. Some even argue that AWS Lambda enabled the microservice trend over the last five to seven years. And, the serverless/AWS Lambda trend does not show any signs of slowing down. Even with its popularity, there wasContinue reading “Create a .NET AWS Lambda Function with an HTTPS Endpoint”

Encrypting Data in .NET apps Using AWS Key Management Service

Get all the code on GitHub. Let’s be honest, cryptography can be a dense and intimidating topic for most. When contemplating your cryptography strategy, there are so many questions that need to be answered: symmetric or asymmetric encryption? Which algorithm should you use? What will the key management story be? etc. — etc…. Utilizing aContinue reading “Encrypting Data in .NET apps Using AWS Key Management Service”

How to use AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store as a .NET Configuration Provider

Many changes were made to configuration in .NET Core. Long gone are the days where you have few configuration options. In .NET, there are now out of the box options for INI,  JSON, XML, command-line arguments, in-memory stores, environment variables and key-per-file, et al. And, if those options weren’t enough, you can still develop your ownContinue reading “How to use AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store as a .NET Configuration Provider”

Running ASP.NET Minimal APIs with Docker

ASP.NET combined with the .NET  CLI is a powerful combination. In a matter of seconds the CLI can generate a templated API application.  Add on top of that a new controller class and you’ve started to develop your new API. This seems simple enough, right? If you’ve been in the ASP.NET biz for a while,Continue reading “Running ASP.NET Minimal APIs with Docker”

Create a Simple .NET Application to Consume an Amazon SQS Queue

This is a multipart series on Interapplication Messaging with .NET and AWS Simple Queue Service (SQS). Checkout all the tutorials in the series. Simple Interapplication Messaging with .NET and AWS Simple Queue ServiceCreate an AWS SQS Queue from the ConsoleCreating a Simple .NET AWS SQS Message Producer ApplicationCreate a Simple .NET Application to Consume anContinue reading “Create a Simple .NET Application to Consume an Amazon SQS Queue”

Simple Interapplication Messaging with .NET and Amazon Simple Queue Service

Amazon Simple Queue Service, a.k.a. SQS, is a message queuing service that allows for building loosely coupled applications and services and features high availability and nearly unlimited throughput. In this series of tutorial, we will create and configure an SQS queue and then develop .NET Core producer and consumer applications that send messages and receiveContinue reading “Simple Interapplication Messaging with .NET and Amazon Simple Queue Service”

Developing .NET Core Applications for Apache Kafka and Amazon MSK

Skip the detail and show me the solution. This is a multipart series on Developing for Apache Kafka and Amazon MSK (Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka). Checkout these other tutorials to get started with Apache Kafka. How to Build an Apache Kafka Development ServerHow to Build a Distributed Apache Kafka Development Cluster Apache KafkaContinue reading “Developing .NET Core Applications for Apache Kafka and Amazon MSK”

How to Create a Simple .NET Core AWS Lambda Function

Skip the detail and show me the solution. AWS Lambda is one of the hottest technologies in cloud software development today. And, as hot as it is, there is still a lot of confusion on just what Lambda is and how to develop a serverless function.  First, let’s clarify a few things, serverless doesn’t meanContinue reading “How to Create a Simple .NET Core AWS Lambda Function”