AWS Developer Blog

Category: AWS CloudFormation

Announcing AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code

Visual Studio Code has become an enormously popular tool for serverless developers, partly due to the intuitive user interface. It’s also because of the rich ecosystem of extensions that can customize and automate so much of the development experience. We are excited to announce that the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Code extension is now […]

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Serverless data engineering at Zalando with the AWS CDK

This blog was authored by Viacheslav Inozemtsev, Data Engineer at Zalando, an active user of the serverless technologies in AWS, and an early adopter of the AWS Cloud Development Kit.   Infrastructure is extremely important for any system, but it usually doesn’t carry business logic. It’s also hard to manage and track. Scripts and templates […]

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Getting started with the AWS Cloud Development Kit and Python

This post introduces you to the new Python bindings for the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK). What’s the AWS CDK, you might ask? Good question! You are probably familiar with the concept of infrastructure as code (IaC). When you think of IaC, you might think of things like AWS CloudFormation. AWS CloudFormation allows you […]

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Contributing to the AWS Cloud Development Kit

This blog was authored by Mike Cowgill, Principal Engineer at Intuit (maker of TurboTax and QuickBooks) and active collaborator in the AWS Cloud Development Kit open source community. What is exciting about the AWS CDK? First, if you don’t know what the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) is, check out the GitHub project or CDK’s […]

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AWS CDK Developer Preview

We are thrilled to announce the AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) Developer Preview release for TypeScript, JavaScript, and Java; with .NET, and Python coming soon. The AWS CDK is a software development framework to define cloud infrastructure as code and provision it through CloudFormation. The CDK integrates fully with AWS services and offers a higher-level […]

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