CloudFormation Noob - using YAML

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  • yamllint

    A linter for YAML files.

    Or, run Yamllint externally. I do this, because I have more control:

  • cfn_nag

    Linting tool for CloudFormation templates

    Or, run a higher-level CloudFormation linter, like:

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