What is the AWS SDK for .NET - AWS SDK for .NET

What is the AWS SDK for .NET

The AWS SDK for .NET makes it easier to build .NET applications that tap into cost-effective, scalable, and reliable AWS services such as Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2). The SDK simplifies the use of AWS services by providing a set of libraries that are consistent and familiar for .NET developers.


      Overview of the AWS SDK for .NET

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About this version

Note

This documentation is for version 3.5 and later of the AWS SDK for .NET. It's mostly centered around .NET Core and ASP.NET Core. In addition to Windows and Visual Studio, it gives equal consideration to cross-platform development.

Documentation for version 3.0 of the SDK, which is mostly centered around .NET Framework and ASP.NET 4.x, Windows, and Visual Studio, can be found at https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sdk-for-net/v3/developer-guide/

For information about migrating, see Migrating your project.

Maintenance and support for SDK major versions

For information about maintenance and support for SDK major versions and their underlying dependencies, see the following in the AWS SDKs and Tools Shared Configuration and Credentials Reference Guide:

Common use cases

The AWS SDK for .NET helps you realize several compelling use cases, including the following:

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