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AWS Cloud Development Kit

A framework for defining cloud infrastructure in code
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What is AWS Cloud Development Kit?

It is an open source software development framework to model and provision your cloud application resources using familiar programming languages. It uses the familiarity and expressive power of programming languages for modeling your applications. It provides you with high-level components that preconfigure cloud resources with proven defaults, so you can build cloud applications without needing to be an expert.
AWS Cloud Development Kit is a tool in the Infrastructure Build Tools category of a tech stack.
AWS Cloud Development Kit is an open source tool with 10.2K GitHub stars and 3.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to AWS Cloud Development Kit's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses AWS Cloud Development Kit?

56 companies reportedly use AWS Cloud Development Kit in their tech stacks, including Taxdoo,, and Hashnode.

100 developers on StackShare have stated that they use AWS Cloud Development Kit.

AWS Cloud Development Kit Integrations

JavaScript, Python, Visual Studio Code, Java, and TypeScript are some of the popular tools that integrate with AWS Cloud Development Kit. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with AWS Cloud Development Kit.

AWS Cloud Development Kit's Features

  • Easier cloud onboarding
  • Faster development process
  • Customizable and shareable
  • No context switching

AWS Cloud Development Kit Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to AWS Cloud Development Kit?
AWS CloudFormation
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 to run your application. You don’t need to figure out the order in which AWS services need to be provisioned or the subtleties of how to make those dependencies work.
Packer automates the creation of any type of machine image. It embraces modern configuration management by encouraging you to use automated scripts to install and configure the software within your Packer-made images.
Pulumi is a cloud development platform that makes creating cloud programs easy and productive. Skip the YAML and just write code. Pulumi is multi-language, multi-cloud and fully extensible in both its engine and ecosystem of packages.
It is an open source collaboration project that helps developers create custom Linux-based systems regardless of the hardware architecture. It provides a flexible set of tools and a space where embedded developers worldwide can share technologies, software stacks, configurations, and best practices that can be used to create tailored Linux images for embedded and IOT devices, or anywhere a customized Linux OS is needed.
GeoEngineer uses Terraform to plan and execute changes, so the DSL to describe resources is similar to Terraform's. GeoEngineer's DSL also provides programming and object oriented features like inheritance, abstraction, branching and looping.
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