How To Create And Launch An Application With AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Need to spin up a web app in minutes and don’t want, or have time to, get stuck in figuring out all of the components required. EC2 instances, Auto Scaling Groups, and Load Balancers are all great but they all also come with their own learning curves. Let AWS figure it out for you using their Elastic Beanstalk (EBS) service.

In this snip, we’ll use the EBS console to create a new application, define an environment, and deploy a custom app. After a successful deployment, we’ll also see how easy it is to deploy a new version of your application to an EBS environment.

Prerequisites include: An AWS account Already authenticated to AWS A zipped application, if not using a sample