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AWS CloudFormation became a programming language (2018)

ilya_sher_prog profile image Ilya Sher Originally published at ilya-sher.org on ・1 min read

… kind of.

Declarative has its advantages which are hyped all over the internet so I’ll skip that part. The painful downside of declarative approach is often the expressivity. Sample proofs:

Now you can have Python embedded in your CloudFormation file. That is part of the CloudFormation Macros which were introduced on 2018-09-06.


Happy coding, everyone!

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