AWS CloudFormation

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Feb 26, 2019
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Amazon AWS CloudFormation language support

Open any *.template, *.json or *.yaml file with CloudFormation language inside. There should be number of features available:

  • Template validation
    • Overall file structure
    • References to resources, conditions, parameters, mappings
    • Resource types and properties
  • File structure (aka Go to member) (Ctrl-F12 on Windows): fast jump to any entity in the file
  • Completion in Ref clause
  • Completion of resources types and properties
  • Live template for Ref clause: type "ref" and press Tab
  • Ctrl-Click on any reference to jump to its definition
  • Quick Documentation for resource types and properties
  • Format file

Recent change notes


fix some exceptions, support Fn::Split


YAML: 'param' and 'ref' live templates

QuickDoc: Fix external links, fix quickdoc on resource types

YAML: better completion

Parameters section: 'param' live template, verify Parameters section, provide completion on parameter properties and type