Build a Dev Environment with Terraform and AWS

What you will learn

Learn the fundamentals of Terraform

Learn the fundamentals of Infrastructure as Code

Deploy resources in AWS using Terraform

Build a development environment using VScode and Terraform


Welcome to the Hands-on Terraform Foundations course!

In this course, you’re going to build your own development environment that allows you to automatically connect Visual Studio Code running on your Windows, Mac, or Linux machine to an EC2 instance running Ubuntu in AWS! This will allow you to easily configure a proper dev or devOps environment quickly through infrastructure automation using Terraform.

This course is for those brand new to Terraform who want to start diving in to such a great platform! We start from scratch and all you’ll need is a little familiarity with AWS. All Powershell and/or Bash scripts are included!

This course is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux!

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In this course, you’ll learn many valuable Terraform concepts including:

  • Providers
  • State
  • Init
  • Plan
  • Apply
  • Destroy
  • FMT
  • Datasources
  • The File Function
  • The Templatefile Function
  • Provisioners
  • Variables
  • Conditional Expressions
  • Outputs
  • And More!

All while building an AWS environment including:

  • VPC
  • Subnets
  • Internet Gateway
  • Route Tables
  • Security Groups
  • AMIs
  • EC2 Instances

What does it mean to be a Resume Foundations Project? It means that this course is designed to help you learn the basics of a technology fast with a hands-on project that can serve as a framework for your own projects that you can put on your resume to get the DevOps job of your dreams!

So sign up today and get learning!




What we’re going to build
Local Environment Setup
Install Terraform

Let’s Build!

The AWS Provider and Init
A VPC and Terraform Apply
The State
Terraform Destroy
A Subnet and Referencing Resources
An Internet Gateway and Terraform Init
A Route Table
A Route Table Association
A Security Group
An AMI Datasource
A Key Pair
An EC2 Instance
Userdata and the File Function
SSH Configuration Scripts
The Provisioner and Templatefiles
The Deployment and Replace
Variable Precedence
Where to go next