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 5.5K GitHub stars and 1.2K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to AWS Cloud Development Kit's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses AWS Cloud Development Kit?
5 developers on StackShare have stated that they use AWS Cloud Development Kit.
AWS Cloud Development Kit Integrations
AWS Cloud Development Kit's Features
- Easier cloud onboarding
- Faster development process
- Customizable and shareable
- No context switching
AWS Cloud Development Kit Alternatives & Comparisons
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