Chapter 8

Developing Web Apps Using Elastic Beanstalk

IN THIS CHAPTER

check Understanding the Elastic Beanstalk (EB) feature set

check Creating and deploying an EB application

check Performing application updates

check Deleting old applications

check Monitoring your application

At one time, developers created desktop applications to harness the power and flexibility that desktop systems can provide. In many situations, developers still need this power and flexibility, but more and more application development occurs on the web. The reasons for this change are many, but they all come down to convenience. Users want to use applications that can run on any device, anywhere, and in the same way.

To make this device mobility happen, developers use web applications that run in a browser or a browser-like environment, which is where Elastic Beanstalk (EB) comes into play. Using EB enables developers to create applications that run anywhere on any device, yet don’t suffer from problems of reliability and scalability that ...

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