Archive: 2022

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.

Synth CDK app to Custom Bucket

Some AWS customers don’t use the CLI, and will not grant an external contractor CLI access. Trying to get access is a waste of time and resources. Do not fear, there is a solution!