CDK in an Hour
CDK in an Hour
Quickly learn and use AWS's Cloud Development Kit
About the Book
This book introduces infrastructure as code to experienced developers that are just getting started. I will show you how to define resources using a language that you already have experience with, so you can get started quickly.
Chapter 1: Getting Started
- Setting up your environment
- Create a CDK Project
- Add Some Resources
- Deploy It
- Look at what you made
- Chapter 2: Creating a Construct
Chapter 3: Getting Parameters into CDK
- CloudFormation Parameters
- Environment Variables
- Using the CDK Context
- Using Parameter Store
- Using Secrets
- Chapter 4: Creating an API
Chapter 5: Testing your Infrastructure Code
- How to setup CDK unit tests
- How detailed should your tests be?
- When should tests be run?
Chapter 6: Deploying from a Pipeline
- How to Authenticate Deployments
- Reviewing Changes before Deployment
- Rolling back changes
Chapter 7: Generate a System Dashboard
- What are Aspects?
- Creating the Dashboard Construct
- Testing It
- Chapter 8: Advanced Lambda Builds
Chapter 9: Multiple Stacks
- How to create multiple stacks
- How to connect resources between stacks
- What are nested stacks
Chapter 10: Special Resources
- Modifying Lower Level Constructs
- Custom Resources
- Escape Hatch
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