Programmatically Interacting With the AWS API Course Introduction

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This lesson introduces the AWS course, designed to provide you with an understanding of some of the options to programmatically interact with the AWS API. The course will cover the following: 

  • A high-level introduction to AWS APIs and SDKs, the AWS CLI, and the concept of infrastructure as code
  • How to install and configure the AWS Command Line Interface
  • How to manage CLI credential profiles
  • How to structure CLI commands 
  • How to better control the outputted response data 
  • How to use input functionality to make working with the CLI easier 
  • How to use the AWS CLI help to get more information
  • How to create an S3 bucket with the AWS CLI
  • How to send files from your local machine to S3 buckets using the AWS CLI
  • How to configure static website hosting on Amazon S3 using the AWS CLI
  • What AWS Cloud9 is 
  • How AWS Cloud9 interacts with the AWS CLI and other AWS services
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Sr. AWS Content Creator
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Alana Layton is an experienced technical trainer, technical content developer, and cloud engineer living out of Seattle, Washington. Her career has included teaching about AWS all over the world, creating AWS content that is fun, and working in consulting. She currently holds six AWS certifications. Outside of Cloud Academy, you can find her testing her knowledge in bar trivia, reading, or training for a marathon.

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