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Cross-account and cross-region deployment using GitHub actions and AWS CDK

GitHub Actions is a feature on GitHub’s popular development platform that helps you automate your software development workflows in the same place you store code and collaborate on pull requests and issues. You can write individual tasks called actions, and combine them to create a custom workflow. Workflows are custom automated processes that you can […]

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Diagram showing at a high level the Pushly environment.

How Pushly Media used AWS to pivot and quickly spin up a StartUp

This is a guest post from Pushly. In their own words, “Pushly provides a scalable, easy-to-use platform designed to deliver targeted and timely content via web push notifications across all modern desktop browsers and Android devices.” Introduction As a software engineer at Pushly, I’m part of a team of developers responsible for building our SaaS […]

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Diagram of Automated Testing Pipeline architecture

Automated CloudFormation Testing Pipeline with TaskCat and CodePipeline

Researchers at Academic Medical Centers (AMCs) use programs such as Observational Health Data Sciences and Informatics (OHDSI) and Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) to interact with healthcare data. Our internal team at AWS has provided solutions such as OHDSI-on-AWS and REDCap environments on AWS to help clinicians analyze healthcare data in the AWS Cloud. Occasionally, […]

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Reducing Docker image build time on AWS CodeBuild using an external cache

With the proliferation of containerized solutions to simplify creating, deploying, and running applications, coupled with the use of automation CI/CD pipelines that continuously rebuild, test, and deploy such applications when new changes are committed, it’s important that your CI/CD pipelines run as quickly as possible, enabling you to get early feedback and allowing for faster […]

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Scalable agile development practices based on AWS CodeCommit

Development teams use agile development processes based on Git services extensively. AWS provides AWS CodeCommit, a managed, Git protocol-based, secure, and highly available code service. The capabilities of CodeCommit combined with other developer tools, like AWS CodeBuild and AWS CodePipeline, make it easy to manage collaborative, scalable development process with fine-grained permissions and on-demand resources.

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CodePipeline with CodeCommit, CodeBuild and CodeDeploy stages.

Automated CI/CD pipeline for .NET Core Lambda functions using AWS extensions for dotnet CLI

The trend of building AWS Serverless applications using AWS Lambda is increasing at an ever-rapid pace. Common use cases for AWS Lambda include data processing, real-time file processing, and extract, transform, and load (ETL) for data processing, web backends, internet of things (IoT) backends, and mobile backends. Lambda natively supports languages such as Java, Go, […]

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Automating cross-account actions with an AWS CDK credential plugin

The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is an open-source software development framework to model and provision your cloud application resources using familiar programming languages. You can automate release pipelines for your infrastructure defined by the AWS CDK by using tools such as AWS CodePipeline. As the architecture for your application becomes more complex, so […]

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Building a CI/CD pipeline for cross-account deployment of an AWS Lambda API with the Serverless Framework

Modern-day applications that reside on AWS have several distinct environments and accounts, such as dev, test, and staging. An application has to go through an elaborate process of deployment and testing in these environments before reaching its final destination. To achieve automated deployment of the application across different environments, you must use CI/CD pipelines. Different […]

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Click Connect to Bitbucket.

Using AWS CodePipeline and AWS CodeStar Connections to deploy from Bitbucket

AWS CodeStar Connections is a new feature that allows services like AWS CodePipeline to access third-party code source provider. For example, you can now seamlessly connect your Atlassian Bitbucket Cloud source repository to AWS CodePipeline. This allows you to automate  the build, test, and deploy phases of your release process each time a code change […]

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