In this online training course, students will learn how to use the AWS SDK to develop secure and scalable cloud applications. We will explore how to interact with AWS using code and discuss key concepts, best practices, and troubleshooting tips.

This course can be used in order to prepare for the AWS Certified Developer – Associate exam.

Course Instructor: Raymond Lacoste

Course Outline

01. Course Overview and the AWS Global Infrastructure

  • Introduction to AWS Developer Associate Course and Exam Objectives
  • Regions, Availability Zones, and Edge Locations

02. AWS Security

  • IAM Users, Groups, Permissions
  • Access Keys and IAM Roles
  • Identity Federation and Cognito
  • KMS, HSM and Secrets Manager

03. Networking and Compute

  • VPC Overview and VPC Subnets
  • VPC Internet Connectivity, Routing, and NAT
  • VPC Security Groups and ACLs
  • CloudFront and Global Accelerator
  • EC2 Overview and Launching a Server
  • EC2 Storage
  • EC2 Auto Scaling
  • EC2 Elastic Loadbalancing
  • Elastic Container Service Overview

04. Databases

  • Database Overview and RDS
  • RDS Multi-AZ and Read Replicas
  • Amazon Aurora
  • Elasticache
  • DynamoDB Overview, Table Creation, Modes, and Encryption
  • DynamoDB Access Controls, Scans, Queries, Indexes
  • DynamoDB DAX, Global Tables, Streams, and Additional Considerations
  • DocumentDB

05. Simple Storage Service (S3)

  • S3 Overview, Bucket Creation, Object Upload, Storage Classes, and Lifecycle Policies
  • S3 Object Paths, Data Consistency, and Limits
  • S3 Encryption, Permissions, and Pre-signed URLs
  • S3 Versioning, MFA Delete, and Object Lock
  • S3 CORs, Server Access Logging, Event Notifications, Replication
  • S3 Static WebSite Hosting

06. Lambda, API Gateway, Step Functions

  • Lambda Overview and Examples
  • Lambda Features, Limits and Permissions
  • Step Functions
  • API Gateway

07. Messaging

  • SQS
  • SNS
  • SES

08. Elastic Beanstalk and Kinesis

  • Elastic Beanstalk Overview
  • Elastic Beanstalk Versions and Deployment Options
  • Kinesis

09. Developer Tools

  • Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment Overview
  • Code Commit, Artifact, Build, Deploy, and Pipeline
  • CloudFormation and Sam
  • SDKs, CLIs and Simple WorkFlow Service

10. Monitoring

  • CloudWatch, CloudWatch Logs and CloudWatch Events
  • CloudTrail and X-Ray

Skills Learned

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • Set up the AWS SDK and developer credentials for Java, C#/.NET, Python, and JavaScript
  • Interact with AWS services and develop solutions by using the AWS SDK
  • Use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) for service authentication
  • Use Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) and Amazon DynamoDB as datastores
  • Integrate applications and data by using AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS), Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS), and AWS Step Functions
  • Use Web Identity Framework and Amazon Cognito for user authentication
  • Use Amazon ElastiCache to improve application scalability
  • Use containers in the development process
  • Leverage the CI/CD pipeline to deploy applications on AWS