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Category: Technical How-to

Quickly go from Idea to PR with CodeCatalyst using Amazon Q

Amazon Q feature development enables teams using Amazon CodeCatalyst to scale with AI to assist developers in completing everyday software development tasks. Developers can now go from an idea in an issue to a fully tested, merge-ready, running application code in a Pull Request (PR) with natural language inputs in a few clicks. Developers can […]

Creating a User Activity Dashboard for Amazon CodeWhisperer

Maximizing the value from Enterprise Software tools requires an understanding of who and how users interact with those tools. As we have worked with builders rolling out Amazon CodeWhisperer to their enterprises, identifying usage patterns has been critical. This blog post is a result of that work, builds on Introducing Amazon CodeWhisperer Dashboard blog and […]

Best practices for managing Terraform State files in AWS CI/CD Pipeline

Introduction Today customers want to reduce manual operations for deploying and maintaining their infrastructure. The recommended method to deploy and manage infrastructure on AWS is to follow Infrastructure-As-Code (IaC) model using tools like AWS CloudFormation, AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) or Terraform. One of the critical components in terraform is managing the state file which […]


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 […]

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 […]

Getting started with Projen and AWS CDK

In the modern world of cloud computing, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) has become a vital practice for deploying and managing cloud resources. AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) is a popular open-source framework that allows developers to define cloud resources using familiar programming languages. A related open source tool called Projen is a powerful project […]

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 […]

Git sync configuration data indicting repository, provider, branch, deployment file path, and Git sync status

Automate safe AWS CloudFormation deployments from GitHub

AWS CloudFormation, an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) service that lets you model, provision, and manage AWS and third-party resources, now supports using Git sync to automatically trigger a deployment whenever a tracked Git repository is updated. This enables developers to significantly speed up the development cycle for CloudFormation by integrating into their Git workflow and […]

How to use Amazon CodeWhisperer using Okta as an external IdP

Customers using Amazon CodeWhisperer often want to enable their developers to sign in using existing identity providers (IdP), such as Okta. CodeWhisperer provides support for authentication either through AWS Builder Id or AWS IAM Identity Center. AWS Builder ID is a personal profile for builders. It is designed for individual developers, particularly when working on […]