The AWS Serverless Application Model CLI

In this section, we will walk through different features of SAM Local with fully-working examples. For local testing, you can use Python and bash like I have shown or you can also use the SAM CLI (, which at the time of writing is still in beta. It uses Docker and is based on open source docker-lambda ( Docker images. If you are using Windows 10 Home, I recommend you upgrade to Pro or Enterprise as it's harder to get Docker working on the Home edition. There are also some hardware requirements, such as virtualization, to be aware of. We need to perform the following steps:

  1. Install the AWS CLI ( ...

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