Getting started

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Installing the AWS SAM CLI

Tutorial: Hello World application

  • Note If you don't have Python on your local machine, use the sam build --use-container command instead. The AWS SAM CLI will create a Docker container that includes your function's runtime and dependencies. This command requires Docker on your local machine. To install Docker, see Installing Docker.

  • Note This step requires AWS credentials configuration. For more information, see Step 5: Use the AWS CLI to configure AWS credentials in AWS SAM prerequisites.

  • Note This step is optional since it requires Docker on your local machine.

  • Important To use the AWS SAM CLI for local testing, you must have Docker installed and configured. For more information, see Installing Docker.

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