Building and Running Serverless Applications Using the SAM CLI


In this lesson, you’re going to learn about the AWS Serverless Application Model, or AWS SAM, and a useful tool called the SAM CLI. Instructor Deniz Yilmaz will show you how these tools make it easier to build, deploy, and manage serverless applications on AWS.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you will have a greater understanding of AWS SAM, including:

  • What is a Serverless Application?
  • The AWS SAM template specification.
  • The AWS SAM Command Line Interface.
  • The benefits of using AWS SAM.

Intended Audience

  • Those who are interested in serverless architectures and application development on AWS.


About the Author
Deniz Yilmaz
AWS Content Creator

Deniz is a dedicated AWS content creator at Cloud Academy, holding 5 AWS certifications. He is passionate about breaking down complex concepts into understandable and engaging content to help learners.

Beyond his role at Cloud Academy, he runs a YouTube channel, "Hands-On With Digital Den," where he creates practical projects, tutorials, and demos related to AWS, making learning effective and enjoyable.

Deniz graduated in law and worked as a legal caseworker before transitioning to the cloud industry. Outside of work, he enjoys playing football, boxing and participating in motorcycle track days.

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