Mikhail Shilkov is an experienced software developer, a Microsoft Azure MVP, a Russian expat living in the Netherlands. He is passionate about the serverless mindset, leveraging the full variety of managed cloud services and handling cloud infrastructure as code. You can find his blog at https://mikhail.ioBack to speakers list
From YAML to TypeScript: Developer’s View on Cloud Automation
Modern cloud platforms offer amazing capabilities for application developers. Cloud apps utilize multiple services and consist of many components, so they are hard to manage without employing Infrastructure as Code. Traditional tools like CloudFormation, ARM templates, and Terraform use text-based formats, which tend to be tedious, repetitive, and cumbersome to reuse. What if instead of configuration files you could use a language like TypeScript? See how you can bring your favorite developer tools like code completion, types, components, and abstractions to cloud infrastructure definition.