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AWS Cloud9 Terminal and Editor Playground

Up to 4h
Free playExplore without specific objectives or guided instruction.
Real-world experiencePractice in a live, pre-configured sandbox environment.
Lab description

AWS Cloud9 is a web-based integrated development environment (IDE) that allows you to write, run and debug code in your web browser. By using AWS Cloud9, you can easily:

  • Develop from a thin client
  • Leverage other AWS services
  • Collaborate with others

When developing, it's advantageous that you know the tools you are using well.

This hands-on playground lab gives you the freedom and the time to get to know the AWS Cloud9 IDE service.

Intended Audience

  • Anyone who is planning to use AWS tools and services to develop software and solutions


Familiarity with the following AWS services will be beneficial:

  • AWS Cloud9
  • AWS Lambda
  • Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS)
  • Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)

The following courses and lab can be used to fulfill the prerequisites:


May 22nd, 2023 - Updated Lambda instructions

April 27th, 2023 - Updated instructions and screenshots to reflect latest UI

About the author
Learning paths

Andrew is a Labs Developer with previous experience in the Internet Service Provider, Audio Streaming, and CryptoCurrency industries. He has also been a DevOps Engineer and enjoys working with CI/CD and Kubernetes.

He holds multiple AWS certifications including Solutions Architect Associate and Professional.

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Lab steps
AWS Cloud9 Terminal and Editor Playground