Automating ACM Certificates with Serverless Framework

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Automating ACM Certificate creation with the Serverless Framework Encryption is the basis for secure communication in our modern world. For most web applications this boils down to using HTTPS to encrypt traffic between the client and server. HTTPS or the underlying protocols TLS/SSL rely on Public Key Infrastructure and Encryption to establish the Authenticity of the communication partner. Authenticity in this context means that the client can be sure he is communicating with Google if they access https://google.
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Automating ACM Certificate creation with the Serverless Framework Encryption is the basis for secure communication in our modern world. For most web applications this boils down to using HTTPS to encrypt traffic between the client and server. HTTPS or the underlying protocols TLS/SSL rely on Public Key Infrastructure and Encryption to establish the Authenticity of the communication partner. Authenticity in this context means that the client can be sure he is communicating with Google if they access https://google.
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More Tools - CDK Examples

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We need more CDK examples

In this github repo we focus on examples for every day work. While there are some nice examples for the fancy stuff like fargate, ecs and so on in aws-cdk-examples/typescript at master · aws-samples/aws-cdk-examples · GitHub, i felt that basic examples where missing.

So we created GitHub - tecracer/cdk-templates: Templates for aws cdk

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We need more CDK examples

In this github repo we focus on examples for every day work. While there are some nice examples for the fancy stuff like fargate, ecs and so on in aws-cdk-examples/typescript at master · aws-samples/aws-cdk-examples · GitHub, i felt that basic examples where missing.

So we created GitHub - tecracer/cdk-templates: Templates for aws cdk

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Getting around circular CloudFormation Dependencies: S3-Event-Lambda-Role

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Getting around circular CloudFormation dependencies

Several posts complain about the inability of CloudFormation to apply a Lambda event function to an S3 Bucket with an dynamically generated name.

The standard UseCase is an S3 Bucket with a Lambda event notification. In this special case the Bucket has a dynamically generated name. This cannot be done by pure CloudFormation!

How to work around this circular depency? Let me show you an easy way:

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Getting around circular CloudFormation dependencies

Several posts complain about the inability of CloudFormation to apply a Lambda event function to an S3 Bucket with an dynamically generated name.

The standard UseCase is an S3 Bucket with a Lambda event notification. In this special case the Bucket has a dynamically generated name. This cannot be done by pure CloudFormation!

How to work around this circular depency? Let me show you an easy way:

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Große Wolken - CloudFormation Makros

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How to: CloudFormation Makro CloudFormation vermisst gegenüber Terraform einige Funktionen, die das Erstellen von Infrastruktur vereinfachen können. Das ist grundsätzlich korrekt, allerdings gibt es in CloudFormation die Möglichkeit, sich selber um den Einbau solcher Funktionen zu kümmern. Das geht mithilfe sogenannter CloudFormation Makros. CloudFormation Makros sind Funktionen, die wir per CloudFormation erstellen können und dann in weiteren CloudFormation Templates einbauen und verwenden können. Wir zeigen dies am Beispiel einer Count Funktion.
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How to: CloudFormation Makro CloudFormation vermisst gegenüber Terraform einige Funktionen, die das Erstellen von Infrastruktur vereinfachen können. Das ist grundsätzlich korrekt, allerdings gibt es in CloudFormation die Möglichkeit, sich selber um den Einbau solcher Funktionen zu kümmern. Das geht mithilfe sogenannter CloudFormation Makros. CloudFormation Makros sind Funktionen, die wir per CloudFormation erstellen können und dann in weiteren CloudFormation Templates einbauen und verwenden können. Wir zeigen dies am Beispiel einer Count Funktion.
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The serverless kingslayer? - Migration from serverless to CDK

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The serverless kingslayer? - Migration from serverless to CDK Last day I have been at a customer and suggested using the CDK for Infrastructure as code. He responded with a huge yes. He has worked his way through the CDK Intro Workshop aws-cdk-examples/typescript at master · aws-samples/aws-cdk-examples · GitHub and wanted to use it. Then we discussed a lambda function. The customer was using the serverless framework - like most of the people.
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The serverless kingslayer? - Migration from serverless to CDK Last day I have been at a customer and suggested using the CDK for Infrastructure as code. He responded with a huge yes. He has worked his way through the CDK Intro Workshop aws-cdk-examples/typescript at master · aws-samples/aws-cdk-examples · GitHub and wanted to use it. Then we discussed a lambda function. The customer was using the serverless framework - like most of the people.
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