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AWS Cloud Development Kit: The Big Picture

by David Tucker

What if you could manage all of your AWS infrastructure as efficiently as you manage your code? ​This course will teach you​ how this challenge can be met using the Amazon Cloud Development Kit (CDK).

What you'll learn

Managing cloud infrastructure at scale can be error-prone and time consuming.

I​n this course,​ AWS Cloud Development Kit: The Big Picture, y​ou’ll learn to​ leverage the Cloud Development Kit (CDK) to manage your AWS infrastructure.

​First, you’ll explore​ the concept of Infrastructure as Code and understand its benefits. ​Next, you’ll discover​ how the CDK enables Infrastructure as Code while also deeply integrating into AWS. F​inally, you’ll learn how to​ install the CDK and deploy a sample application into AWS.

W​hen you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of​ the AWS CDK ​needed to​ start launching your own infrastructure on AWS using the AWS CDK.

Course FAQ

What is the Amazon Cloud Development Kit (CDK)?

The AWS CDK is an open source framework for software developers to build cloud apps in the most popular programming languages.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone trying to manage their cloud infrastructure at scale.

What will I learn in this course?

This course will show you how to see infrastructure as code, how to install the CDK, and how to deploy your applications onto AWS.

What prerequisites do I need?

This is a beginner-level course, meant to show you the big picture of the AWS CDK and help you understand fundamental concepts before you move into more specific practices.

About the author

David is a Webby Award winning cloud development consultant that focuses on cloud native web, mobile, and IoT applications. For over fifteen years as a consultant David has led custom software development on emerging platforms for companies such as FedEx, AT&T, Sony Music, Intel, Comcast, Herman Miller, Principal Financial, and Adobe (as well as many others). David regularly writes and speaks on the digital landscape with published works for O'Reilly and He has written for Mashable,... more

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