Heya - we’re back with the 26th issue of this newsletter. It’s great to see that the cdk.dev Slack crossed a 1000 members recently. If you haven’t joined yet, checkout our website.
There are a few interesting resources around AWS CDK, Amplify & AppSync interop. Other than that, CloudFormation Template migrations are paving the way for easier transitions towards AWS CDK and @cdkpatterns published the Alexa Skill pattern. Find this and more in the curated links below.
ps: Any questions or content suggestions around the CDK? Just hit reply or ping me on Twitter :)
AWS CloudFormation gives developers and systems administrators an easy way to create and manage a collection of related AWS resources, provisioning and updating them in an orderly and predictable fashion. You can use AWS CloudFormation’s sample templates or create your own templates to describe the AWS resources, and any associated dependencies or runtime parameters, required […]
In part 3 of the “CDK tips” series,
I want to talk about dealing with a common problem:
getting stuck while trying to remove a reference between two CloudFormation Stacks,
which results in the dreaded
“Export cannot be deleted as it is in use by another Stack”
I ♥️ AWS CDK (big CDK fan-boi) and have several projects at work that make use of CDK with AWS’s APIGateway. But there isn’t an easy way to do API Request Validation without manually defining everything… until now?