AWS DevOps Blog

Tag: Testing

The AWS CodePipline pipeline architecture we use to test our API.

Automating your API testing with AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodePipeline, and Postman

Today, enterprises of all shapes and sizes are engaged in some form of digital transformation. Many recognize that successful digital transformation requires continuous evolution powered by a robust API strategy. APIs enable the creation of new products, improvement of the customer experience, transformation of business processes, and ultimately, the agility needed to create sustainable business […]

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Testing and creating CI/CD pipelines for AWS Step Functions

AWS Step Functions allow users to easily create workflows that are highly available, serverless, and intuitive. Step Functions natively integrate with a variety of AWS services including, but not limited to, AWS Lambda, AWS Batch, AWS Fargate, and Amazon SageMaker. It offers the ability to natively add error handling, retry logic, and complex branching, all […]

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Cross Account Pipeline

Unit testing IAM policies across multiple accounts

When migrating applications from a development account to a testing or production account, customers often find that AWS IAM policies or Service Control Policies (SCP) for their applications need significant modification to allow the application to deploy and function correctly. This can be a time-consuming process of discovery and remediation to get an application live […]

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Building and testing polyglot applications using AWS CodeBuild

Prakash Palanisamy, Solutions Architect Microservices are becoming the new normal, and it’s natural to use multiple different programming languages for different microservices in the same application. This blog post explains how easy it is to build polyglot applications, test them, and package them for deployment using a single AWS CodeBuild project. CodeBuild adds support for […]

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How to Test and Debug AWS CodeDeploy Locally Before You Ship Your Code

AWS CodeDeploy is a powerful service for automating deployments to Amazon EC2, AWS Lambda, and on-premises servers. However, it can take some effort to get complex deployments up and running or to identify the error in your application when something goes wrong. When I set up new deployments or debug existing ones, I like to […]

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How to Run Headless Front-End Tests with AWS Cloud9 and AWS CodeBuild

Automated testing is a critical component to a well-designed software development lifecycle. When you test front-end applications, you often use a browser in combination with testing frameworks. A headless browser is one that is used on a server that does not normally need to run visual applications. In this blog post, I will show you […]

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UI Testing at Scale with AWS Lambda

This is a guest blog post by Wes Couch and Kurt Waechter from the Blackboard Internal Product Development team about their experience using AWS Lambda. One year ago, one of our UI test suites took hours to run. Last month, it took 16 minutes. Today, it takes 39 seconds. Here’s how we did it. The […]

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