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Expert AWS Development

By : Atul Mistry
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Expert AWS Development

By: Atul Mistry

Overview of this book

Expert AWS Development begins with the installation of the AWS SDK and you will go on to get hands-on experience of creating an application using the AWS Management Console and the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI). Then, you will integrate applications with AWS services such as DynamoDB, Amazon Kinesis, AWS Lambda, Amazon SQS, and Amazon SWF. Following this, you will get well versed with CI/CD workflow and work with four major phases in the release process – Source, Build, Test, and Production. Then, you will learn to apply AWS Developer tools to your Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) workflow. Later, you will learn about user authentication using Amazon Cognito, and also how you can evaluate the best architecture as per your infrastructure costs. You will learn about Amazon EC2 service and will deploy an app using it. You will also deploy a practical real-world example of a CI/CD application with the Serverless Application Framework, which is known as AWS Lambda. Finally, you will learn how to build, develop, and deploy the Application using AWS Developer tools such as AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy, and AWS CodePipeline, as per your project requirements.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
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Amazon Cognito benefits

  • Amazon Cognito is a fully managed service and it provides User Pools for a secure user directory to scale millions of users; these User Pools are easy to set up.
  • Amazon Cognito User Pools are standard-based identity providers, Amazon Cognito supports many identity and access management standards such as OAuth 2.0, SAML 2.0, OAuth 2.0 and OpenID Connect.
  • Amazon Cognito supports the encryption of data in transit or at rest, and multi-factor authentication.
  • With Amazon Cognito, you can control access to the backend resource from the application. You can control the users by defining roles and map different roles for the application, so they can access the application resource for which they are authorized.
  • Amazon Cognito can integrate easily with the sign-up and sign-in for the app because it provides a built-in UI and configuration for different federating identity providers. It provides the facility to customize the UI, as per company branding, in front and center for...