Building Lambda functions with PowerShell - AWS Lambda

Building Lambda functions with PowerShell

The following sections explain how common programming patterns and core concepts apply when you author Lambda function code in PowerShell.

.NET runtimes
Name Identifier Operating system Architectures

.NET Core 3.1


Amazon Linux 2

x86_64, arm64

.NET Core 2.1


Amazon Linux


Lambda provides the following sample applications for the PowerShell runtime:

  • blank-powershell – A PowerShell function that shows the use of logging, environment variables, and the AWS SDK.

Before you get started, you must first set up a PowerShell development environment. For instructions on how to do this, see Setting Up a PowerShell Development Environment.

To learn about how to use the AWSLambdaPSCore module to download sample PowerShell projects from templates, create PowerShell deployment packages, and deploy PowerShell functions to the AWS Cloud, see Deploy PowerShell Lambda functions with .zip file archives.