Setting Up Your AWS Environment



Follow step-by-step instructions to set up your account and environment


In this tutorial, we will take you through setting up your AWS account and development environment. This will allow you to interact with your AWS account and programmatically provision any resources you need.

What you will accomplish

In this tutorial, you will learn how to:

  • Create a new AWS account
  • Configure users
  • Set up the AWS CLI
  • Set up an AWS Cloud9 environment

 AWS experience


 Time to complete

45 minutes

 Cost to complete

Free Tier eligible


Recommended internet browser: The latest version of Chrome or Firefox

 Last updated

July 19, 2023


This tutorial is divided into the following short modules. You must complete each module before moving to the next one.

  1. Create your AWS account (10 minutes)
  2. Configure users (15 minutes)
  3. Set up the AWS CLI (10 minutes)
  4. Set up AWS Cloud9 integrated development environment (IDE) (15 minutes)  

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