New course on AWS Step Functions!

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It’s been a while coming, but I’m excited to announce that my new course – Complete guide to AWS Step Functions – is now live!

You can browse the curriculum and purchase the course here. The first two chapters are free to everyone. The course is approximately 2 hours in length and covers everything you need to know to use Step Functions effectively.

  • what is Step Functions, and when to use it?
  • the 7 types of states
  • API Gateway and CloudWatch Event triggers
  • activities
  • integration with other AWS services – SNS, SQS and DynamoDB
  • best practices
  • design patterns

I sincerely hope you enjoy this course and don’t forget to leave feedback so I can continue to improve it.

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