Tag: DevOps

Adding Assets to CDK Staging Bucket

Today I discovered that you can deploy arbitrary files to the CDK staging bucket with a human readable file name! This feature is awesome if you are pre-synthing CDK apps to CloudFormation Templates.

CDK package.json Scripts

I found the following package.json scripts very convenient when managing a complex CDK app. The key is the -- operator, which allows us to append additional parameters.

Speed up CDK Pipelines Deployment

I recently converted a large CDK app to use CDK Pipelines. I LOVE how quickly it was to get working but it generated a UGLY and SLOW pipeline.

Write config.json to S3 with AWS CDK

To make prebuilt SPA installers with CDK I like to keep environment configuration outside of the minified code via a config.json file. This allows me to build the app once and move it between environments and stages.

Fargate with EFS CDK

I struggled WAY too long trying to sort out the permissions for EFS. Turns out, there are 2 layers. The IAM role, and the Posix permissions. Both throw a similar looking access denied. Finally!