CDK is updating all the time. Which is great, the tool is expanding, gaining more features. Take a look of the timestamps in their GitHub releases page. I wonder if Matt Coulter find a single weekend to chill.
I once made a quick Proof of Concept and after two days, I updated my current installed version and my PoC simply stopped work. Good grief is all remote these days. And for new projects I always want to use the latest stable version[^1] in the docs – but I also get:
And somehow I forgot again and again the command. After tried the usual suspects
cdk update or
cdk --upgrade, I had to research again. One. More. Time. I’m writing to help me remember.
The command to upgrade your CDK version is:
npm install -g aws-cdk@latest
Or if you are a Yarn folk:
yarn global upgrade aws-cdk
#AWSWhishlist: Your buddy Amplify CLI has a
amplify upgrade👀 … AWS CDK team, your move.
[^1]: In the time you started to read this post until now, potentially there’s a new CDK release, go checkout