How To Get Started With Terraform and AWS

Terraform is an Infrastructure as code platform, it’s one of the most popular IAC’s around. Terraform can be used to manage any Cloud, infrastructure or service. In this video Nick will show you end to end how to setup an environment to enable you to use Terraform with Visual Studio Code and Amazon Web Services. The first steps will show you how to create a user in Identity Access management for programmatic use with Terraform in your VS Code environment. Nick will cover off a couple of handy extensions to use within VS Code and create a basic Terraform configuration file to create a S3 bucket to demonstrate and test your development environment.

Prerequisites include: Download Terraform (https://www.terraform.io/downloads.html) AWS Account Visual Studio Code

Link to Terraform Resources: https://www.terraform.io/docs/configuration/resources.html