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A new and improved AWS CDK construct for Amazon DynamoDB tables

Recently, we launched a new AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK) construct for Amazon DynamoDB tables, known as TableV2. This construct provides a number of new features in addition to what the original construct offered, enabling CDK authors to create global tables, simplifying the configuration of global secondary indexes and auto scaling, as well as supporting […]

Announcing Generative AI CDK Constructs

Announced by Werner Vogels in his 2023 re:Invent Keynote, Generative AI CDK Constructs, an open-source extension of the AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), provides well-architected multi-service patterns to quickly and efficiently create repeatable infrastructure required for generative AI projects on AWS. Our initial release includes five CDK constructs enabling key generative AI capabilities like […]

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Deploy CloudFormation Hooks to an Organization with service-managed StackSets

This post demonstrates using AWS CloudFormation StackSets to deploy CloudFormation Hooks from a centralized delegated administrator account to all accounts within an Organization Unit(OU). It provides step-by-step guidance to deploy controls at scale to your AWS Organization as Hooks using StackSets. By following this post, you will learn how to deploy a hook to hundreds […]

Looking beyond code coverage with Amazon CodeWhisperer

Code coverage is a code quality metric leveraging unit tests. Coming up with test cases with every combination of parameters requires developer’s time, which is already scarce. Developers’ focus is (mis)directed at just meeting the coverage threshold. In doing so, quality of code may be compromised and resulting code may still result in unexpected outcomes. […]

Best Practices for Prompt Engineering with Amazon CodeWhisperer

Generative AI coding tools are changing the way developers accomplish day-to-day development tasks. From generating functions to creating unit tests, these tools have helped customers accelerate software development. Amazon CodeWhisperer is an AI-powered productivity tools for the IDE and command line that helps improve developer productivity by providing code recommendations based on developers’ natural language […]

Best practices for scaling AWS CDK adoption within your organization

Enterprises are constantly seeking ways to accelerate their journey to the cloud. Infrastructure as code (IaC) is crucial for automating and managing cloud resources efficiently. The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) lets you define your cloud infrastructure as code in your favorite programming language and deploy it using AWS CloudFormation. In this post, we […]

Blue/Green Deployments with Amazon ECS using Amazon CodeCatalyst

Amazon CodeCatalyst is a modern software development service that empowers teams to deliver software on AWS easily and quickly. Amazon CodeCatalyst provides one place where you can plan, code, and build, test, and deploy your container applications with continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) tools. In this post, we will walk-through how you can configure Blue/Green and […]

Your DevOps and Developer Productivity guide to re:Invent 2023

Your DevOps and Developer Productivity guide to re:Invent 2023 ICYMI – AWS re:Invent is less than a week away! We can’t wait to join thousands of builders in person and virtually for another exciting event. Still need to save your spot? You can register here. With so much planned for the DevOps and Developer Productivity […]

AWS CodeBuild adds support for AWS Lambda compute mode

AWS CodeBuild adds support for AWS Lambda compute mode

AWS CodeBuild recently announced that it supports running projects on AWS Lambda. AWS CodeBuild is a fully managed continuous integration (CI) service that allows you to build and test your code without having to manage build servers. This new compute mode enables you to execute your CI process on the same AWS Lambda base images […]

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Why AWS is the Best Place to Run Rust

Introduction The Rust programming language was created by Mozilla Research in 2010 to be “a programming language empowering everyone to build reliable and efficient(fast) software”[1]. If you are a beginner level SDE or DevOps engineer or decision maker in your organization looking to adopt Rust for your specific use, you will find this blog helpful […]