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A fully generic, modular DSL for AWS CloudFormation

This gem aims to provide a reusable model for AWS CloudFormation in Ruby. It exposes a DSL for template definition, and a simple, decoupled abstraction of a CloudFormation Stack to compile and apply templates.

Contributing

Please read our Contributing guidelines for more information on contributing to Convection.

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'convection'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install convection

CLI Commands

Converging
  • To converge all stacks in your cloudfile run convection converge. If you provide the name of your stack as a additional argument such as convection converge my-stack-name then all stacks above and including the stack you specified will be converged.
Diff
  • To display diff between your local changes and the version of your stack in cloud formation of your changes run convection diff.
Help
  • To print out a list of available cli options with their descriptions run convection help.
Print
  • To print out the cloud formation template for a specific stack run convection print my-stack-name.
Validate
  • To validate your stack is not missing a required resource run convection validate my-stack-name.

Documentation

We highly recommend consulting the getting started guide for a in depth walk through on how to to set up your project and create and deploy a stack. Example stacks and resources are available in the convection/example folder

License

Copyright (c) 2015 John Manero, Rapid7 LLC.

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