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  • Building a smart home sensor application with AWS AppSync and AWS Amplify components
    4 projects | | 12 Apr 2023
    This project uses AWS CDK as infrastructure as code solution. To maintain project configuration files efficiently, the project structure is generated using projen:
  • Project templating cloud
    7 projects | | 21 Feb 2023
    I recommend visiting the github page for projen and flicking through the documentation as I won't do it justice. Projen aims to:
  • My Infrastructure as Code Rosetta Stone - Deploying the same web application on AWS ECS Fargate with CDK, Terraform and Pulumi
    8 projects | | 7 Jan 2023
    cdk-django uses projen for maintaining the changelog and bumping versions and publishing to npm. It is popular among developers in the CDK community and is a really awesome tool since it basically uses one file (.projenrc.ts) to configure your entire repo, including files like tsconfig.json, package.json, and even GitHub Action workflows. It has a lot of configuration options, but I'm using it in a pretty simple way. It generates a new release and items to the changelog when I manually trigger a GitHub Action.
  • How to create an AWS Organization for your Account with the AWS CDK
    3 projects | | 3 Nov 2022
    I will give you step-by-step instructions to create your very first AWS Organization with the AWS CDK and the help of projen and cdk-organizations. You only need already an AWS Account created which is not a member or management account of another AWS Organization.
  • Newsletter 2022 week 19
    4 projects | | 14 May 2022
    An Open Source CDK Community project which I find super interesting. It is doing cherry-picking from AWS Amplify UI and AWS CDK for deployment. I do that in my private projects as well for example I think the author could enhance/simplify its repo even more by using for the project setup.
  • AWS's Open Source Problem - by Corey Quinn
    5 projects | /r/aws | 27 Apr 2022
    That said - and are interesting, and while AWS CDK is very AWS specific, the underlying jsii and projen are fundamental services.
  • Why I Would Love You To Speak At CDK Day
    3 projects | | 12 Apr 2022
  • How to Create Awesome Repeatable Project Setups for AWS CDK
    5 projects | | 13 Sep 2021
    The documentation for the classes of the bundled project types is at In this documentation, you can see that the property github includes a mergify entry, which will define if the Mergify configuration is used. The default if the github entry is not specified, is that it will be included. So in our test, we can check that this configuration is not in place, after creating a project with the mandatory parameters.
  • Anyway to get the generated js from a python construct?
    2 projects | /r/aws_cdk | 2 Sep 2021
  • Creating Verifiable JSON Web Tokens (JWTs) with AWS CDK
    2 projects | | 6 Mar 2021
    This project was created using projen. It has 3 lambda functions, 1 S3 bucket, 1 RestAPI and 1 Secret in Secrets Manager. All created using CDK. It also has 100% unit test coverage 😁.
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