AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK)
Developer Guide

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Concepts

This topic describes some of the concepts (the why and how) behind the AWS CDK. It also discusses the AWS Construct Library.

AWS CDK apps are composed of building blocks known as Constructs, which are composed together to form stacks and apps.