AWS Developer Blog

Category: Management Tools

How Vendia leverages the AWS CDK to dynamically provision cloud infrastructure

In this guest post, Ryan Green, senior software engineer, explains how Vendia uses the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) and AWS CloudFormation to dynamically provision cloud infrastructure on behalf of their customers. Abstract Vendia enables organizations to securely share data and code across regions, accounts, and clouds at scale. Vendia Unis, or Universal Apps, […]

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Deploying Step Functions using GitHub Actions

Deploying AWS Step Functions using GitHub Actions

In order to achieve repeatable, secure, and automated deployments, it is necessary to set up a CI/CD pipeline. Typically, the CI/CD pipeline will lint configurations, build, test, and deploy your code and infrastructure using one seamless process. A common best practice for deploying your infrastructure and code to AWS is to tie into a source […]

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Migrating CloudFormation templates to the AWS Cloud Development Kit

AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion. You can use AWS CloudFormation’s sample templates or create your own templates to describe the AWS resources, and any associated dependencies or runtime parameters, required […]

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Build and Deploy .Net Core WebAPI Container to Amazon EKS using CDK & cdk8s

In this blog, we will leverage the development capabilities of the CDK for Kubernetes framework also known as cdk8s along with the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) framework to provision infrastructure through AWS CloudFormation. cdk8s allows us to define Kubernetes apps and components using familiar languages. cdk8s is an open-source software development framework for defining Kubernetes applications and […]

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CDK Pipelines: Continuous delivery for AWS CDK applications

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open-source software development framework to define cloud infrastructure in familiar programming languages and provision it through AWS CloudFormation. The AWS CDK consists of three major components: The core framework for modeling reusable infrastructure components A CLI for deploying CDK applications The AWS Construct Library, a set […]

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Centralize Amazon CloudWatch Logs using AWS CDK

One of the most common use cases that customers try to implement is to centralize various types of logs in their AWS infrastructure so that these logs can be utilized for security, monitoring or analytics purposes. Centralizing AWS services logs means pushing all the logs generated by the various AWS services used to one single […]

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Centralize Logs using CDK

Introducing the AWS CDK public roadmap

We’ve published an AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) public roadmap on GitHub! As an open source project, we’re all about transparency and want to help you plan by making it easier to follow upcoming features and let us know what we should work on next. Checkout the CDK roadmap to see what we’re up to, […]

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Handling arbitrary HTTP requests in Amazon API Gateway

In this post, I walk you through the steps to build a serverless web application that can accept arbitrary HTTP requests and use custom logic to return arbitrary responses. The concepts in this post are applicable to any situation where you require flexible control over the HTTP requests received and returned by an application that uses […]

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Centralize Logs using CDK

Working with the AWS Cloud Development Kit and AWS Construct Library

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) is a software development framework for defining your cloud infrastructure in code and provisioning it through AWS CloudFormation. The AWS CDK allows developers to define their infrastructure in familiar programming languages such as TypeScript, Python, C# or Java, taking advantages of the features those languages provide. When I worked […]

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Testing infrastructure with the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK)

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) allows you to describe your application’s infrastructure using a general-purpose programming language, such as TypeScript, JavaScript or Python. This opens up familiar avenues for working with your infrastructure, such as using your favorite IDE, getting the benefit of autocomplete, creating abstractions in a familiar way, distributing them using your […]

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