Running Python Applications with PyCharm

In this chapter, we are going to run a Lambda application with PyCharm. Running Lambda applications via PyCharm is both useful and practical during development as it consists of a code editor, debugger, and common development tools with a developer-friendly graphical user interface. These features of PyCharm help us to easily find bugs in our code.

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Installing the AWS Toolkit
  • Configuring the AWS Toolkit
  • Creating a sample Lambda function in AWS
  • Running an AWS Lambda function using the AWS Toolkit

Installing the AWS Toolkit

In this section, we will install the AWS Toolkit in PyCharm. The AWS Toolkit is an extension for PyCharm to develop, debug, and deploy your ...

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