As we will demonstrate throughout this book, having the right environment (local or for your automated builds) is crucial to the success of any development project. If a workstation has the right tools, and is set up properly, developing on that workstation can feel like a breath of fresh air. Conversely, a poorly set up environment can suffocate any developer trying to use it.
The following are the prerequisite accounts that we require in the later part of the book:
- A GitHub account needs to be created for source code management. Use the article on the following link to do so:
- AWS and Azure accounts are required for application deployment. Use the articles given on the following links to create these:
Now, let's set up some of the tools that we will need during our development project.