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A CLI for AWS Cloud Development Kit (CDK). More information:

  • List the stacks in the app:

cdk ls

  • Synthesize and print the CloudFormation template for the specified stack(s):

cdk synth {{stack_name}}

  • Deploy one or more stacks:

cdk deploy {{stack_name1 stack_name2 ...}}

  • Destroy one or more stacks:

cdk destroy {{stack_name1 stack_name2 ...}}

  • Compare the specified stack with the deployed stack or a local CloudFormation template:

cdk diff {{stack_name}}

  • Create a new CDK project in the current directory for a specified [l]anguage:

cdk init -l {{language}}

  • Open the CDK API reference in your browser:

cdk docs