AWS Cloud Development Kit: The Big Picture

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).
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Level
Beginner
Updated
Aug 3, 2020
Duration
1h 20m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(25)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Aug 3, 2020
Duration
1h 20m
Description

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
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
About the author

David is a Webby Award winning cloud development consultant that focuses on cloud native web, mobile, and IoT applications. He has over 15 years of experience building digital solutions.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello, everyone. My name is David Tucker, and welcome to the course AWS Cloud Development Kit: The Big Picture. I'm a CTO consultant, and I help organizations plan, build, and implement custom software solutions in the cloud. I have over 15 years of experience in software architecture and development. Now managing cloud infrastructure at scale can be error‑prone and time‑consuming, especially without the right tools. In this course, you'll learn how to leverage the cloud development kit or CDK from AWS to manage your 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. Finally, you'll learn how to install the CDK and deploy a sample application onto AWS. When you're finished with this course, you'll have the skills and knowledge of the CDK needed to start launching your own infrastructure on AWS utilizing infrastructure as code.