Build resource similar to AWS Provided Resource in Cloudformation

Why do we need AWS resource type

AWS Introduced custom resource type that allowed us to create third party resources in the cloudformation.

Although it served us well, the management of the custom resources were difficult — lambda code is either written in-line or shared from s3 bucket. The resources could not be shared across template and did not allow creation and modification of resource properties.

It is also a black box for Cloudformation Engine since it has no visibility into the inputs and outputs of the resource. …

Ripon Banik

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