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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 Toolkit for Eclipse: Improved Support for Serverless Applications (Part 3 of 3)

In the first part of the blog series, we created a new application named rekognition-service from the rekognition blueprint. In the second part, we deployed this serverless application to AWS CloudFormation. In this last part of the blog series, we describe how to test and check the result of the newly deployed rekognition-service application. Test the rekognition-service application by using the Amazon S3 bucket […]

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AWS Toolkit for Eclipse: Improved Support for Serverless Applications (Part 2 of 3)

In the first part of this blog post, we talked about how to create a new AWS SAM application from the rekognition serverless blueprint. In this second part, we describe how to deploy the application to AWS CloudFormation. Deploy the rekognition-service application to a new CloudFormation stack This .gif animation shows the steps to deploy an AWS SAM application to […]

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AWS Toolkit for Eclipse: Improved Support for Serverless Applications (Part 1 of 3)

I am happy to announce that the latest release of the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse includes a couple new enhancements for developing AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) applications. In this release, we added a new blueprint: rekognition. In part 1 of this blog post, we describe and show with an animation what this blueprint does, and how to use […]

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AWS Toolkit for Eclipse: Serverless Applications

I’m glad to announce that the AWS Lambda plugin in the AWS Toolkit for Eclipse now supports serverless application development for Java. The serverless application (also called a Lambda-based application) is composed of functions triggered by events. In this blog, I provide two examples to show you how to leverage the Eclipse IDE to create and deploy a serverless […]

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