Using the CloudFormation AWS::Include Macro

Chris Hare
Feb 8 · 6 min read

If you have ever used an imperative programming language like Javascript, C, or Python, then you are familiar with the concept of importing or including other files into your code.

JavaScript:
fs = reqire("fs")

C:
#include "<studio.h"

Python:
import boto3

This is good as it promotes re-use and prevents “reinventing the wheel”. As a result, you…