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Developer Guide for SDK v2

Document History for AWS SDK for JavaScript

  • SDK version: v2.283.1

  • Latest documentation update: July 20, 2018

Document History

The following table describes important changes in each release of the AWS SDK for JavaScript after May 2018. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to an RSS feed.

Change Description Date
New Lambda Tutorial

Added a new tutorial that builds the browser-based game mentioned in code example topics for AWS Lambda. The tutorial includes a downloadable zip archive containing the graphic assets used by the game, several Node.js scripts used to create and configure the services and resources used by the game, and the Node.js code for the AWS Lambda function that runs the game. See Tutorial: Creating and Using Lambda Functions for the new content.

July 20, 2018
New Getting Started in a Browser Script

Getting Started in a Browser Script has been rewritten to simplify the example and to access the Amazon Polly service to send text and return synthesized speech you can play in the browser. See Getting Started in Browser Script for the new content.

July 14, 2018
New Amazon SNS Code Samples

Four new Node.js code samples for working with Amazon SNS have been added. See Amazon SNS Examples for the sample code.

June 29, 2018
New Getting Started in Node.js

Getting Started in Node.js has been rewritten to use updated sample code and to provide greater detail in how to create the package.json file as well as the Node.js code itself. See Getting Started in Node.js for the new content.

June 4, 2018

Earlier Updates

The following table describes important changes in each release of the AWS SDK for JavaScript before June 2018.

Change Description Date
New AWS Elemental MediaConvert code samples Three new Node.js code samples for working with AWS Elemental MediaConvert have been added. See AWS Elemental MediaConvert Examples for the sample code. May 21, 2018
New Edit on GitHub Button The header of every topic now provides a button that takes you to the markdown version of same topic on GitHub so you can provide edits to improve the accuracy and completeness of the guide. February 21, 2018
New Topic on Custom Endpoints Information has been added on the format and use of custom endpoints for making API calls. See Specifying Custom Endpoints. February 20, 2018
SDK for JavaScript Developer Guide on GitHub The SDK for JavaScript Developer Guide is available in markdown format in its own documentation repo. You can post issues you would like the guide to address or submit pull requests to submit proposed changes. February 16, 2018
New Amazon DynamoDB code sample A new Node.js code sample for updating a DynamoDB table using the Document Client has been added. See Using the DynamoDB Document Client for the sample code. February 14, 2018
New Topic on AWS Cloud9 A topic describing how to use AWS Cloud9 to develop and debug browser and Node.js code has been added. See Using AWS Cloud9 with the AWS SDK for JavaScript. February 5, 2018
New Topic on SDK Logging A topic describing how to log API calls made with the SDK for JavaScript has been added, including information about using a third-party logger. See Logging AWS SDK for JavaScript Calls. February 5, 2018
Updated Topic on Region Setting The topic describing how to set the region used with the SDK has been updated and expanded, including information about the order of precedence for setting the region. See Setting the AWS Region. December 12, 2017
New Amazon SES Code Examples The section with SDK code examples has been updated to include five new examples for working with Amazon SES. For more information about these code examples, see Amazon Simple Email Service Examples. November 9, 2017
Usability Improvements Based on recent usability testing, a number of changes have been made to improve documentation usability.
  • Code samples are more clearly identified as targeted either for browser or Node.js execution.

  • TOC links no longer jump immediately to other web content, including the API Reference.

  • Includes more linking in Getting Started section to details on obtaining AWS credentials.

  • Provides more information about common Node.js features needed to use the SDK. For more information, see Node.js Considerations.

August 9, 2017
New DynamoDB Code Examples The section with SDK code examples has been updated to re-write the two previous examples as well as add three brand new examples for working with DynamoDB. For more information about these code examples, see Amazon DynamoDB Examples. June 21, 2017
New IAM Code Examples The section with SDK code examples has been updated to include five new examples for working with IAM. For more information about these code examples, see AWS IAM Examples. December 23, 2016
New CloudWatch and Amazon SQS Code Examples The section with SDK code examples has been updated to include new examples for working with CloudWatch and with Amazon SQS. For more information about these code examples, see Amazon CloudWatch Examples and Amazon SQS Examples. December 20, 2016
New Amazon EC2 Code Examples The section with SDK code examples has been updated to include five new examples for working with Amazon EC2. For more information about these code examples, see Amazon EC2 Examples. December 15, 2016
List of supported browsers made more visible The list of browsers supported by the SDK for JavaScript, which was previously found in the topic on Prerequisites, has been given its own topic to make it more visible in the table of contents. November 16, 2016
Initial publication of the new Developer Guide The previous Developer Guide is now deprecated. The new Developer Guide has been reorganized to make information easier to find. When either Node.js or browser JavaScript scenarios present special considerations, those are identified as appropriate. The guide also provides additional code examples that are better organized to make them easier and faster to find. October 28, 2016