I attended an AWS Meetup in Salt Lake City. After the presentation we discussed AWS certification. I pondered the idea during the evening and decided certification would both be fun and useful for my career.
The next morning I registered for a free AWS Account and purchased two Udemy courses offered by A Cloud Guru:
- AWS Certified Developer - Associate 2017 - $12
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate 2017 - $12
I also purchased a third Udemy course by my buddy Max:
I wanted a bit more depth using DynamoDB so I purchased a fourth course directly from A Cloud Guru:
I continue to study for the exam while building all kinds of applications and websites using aws. First things first, however. I had to build a static website using S3, CloudFront, and Hugo.