AWS Lambda Adds. Core 2.1 Support

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), announced that its Lambda service, which allows you to run programming code without the need to provision or manage servers, now supports.NET Core 2.1
Microsoft’s newest version of the.NET Framework is.NET Core. It has been modularized and made cross-platform and open sourced.
AWS Lambda supported.NET Core 2.0 in the early part of this year. Last summer, support was announced for the runtime for other coding tools.
AWS Lambda now supports.NET Core 2.1. This will be Microsoft’s Long Term Service (LTS), going forward. However, a flaw was discovered in.NET Core 2.1 which will extend the life expectancy of.NET Core 2.0.
AWS announced yesterday (July 9) that Microsoft would cease support for.NET Core 2.0 at October 1, 2018. AWS Lambda Runtime support policy will also apply to.NET Core 2.0 AWS Lambda function. After three months, you won’t be able create AWS Lambda function using.NET Core 2.0. However, you can update existing functions. Update functionality will be disabled after six months.
AWS announced that developers will now have access to new features in.NET Core 2.1. This includes a faster HTTP client. This is especially important when you integrate with other AWS services via your AWS Lambda function,” AWS stated. The post also highlights new Memory and Span language features.
You can find more information in a blog post. It said that the AWS Toolkit For Visual Studio is the best way to get started. It includes project templates for individual C# Lambda function, full C# serverless apps, and tools to publish both project types on AWS.
The.NET Core 2.1 runtime can now be found in all regions where Lambda has been available.