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Blog posts

Title Description
Automatically deploying your container application with AWS Copilot by @nathankpeck Nathan shows how to setup a release pipeline with the CLI that builds, pushes, and deploys an application. Finally, he sets up integration tests for validation before releasing to production.
Deploying containers with the AWS Copilot CLI by @maartenbruntink Maarten shows to deploy the sample Docker voting app with the AWS Copilot CLI that showcases how to setup your own Redis and Postgres servers. In the second part, he automates the release process.
AWS Copilot: an application-first CLI for containers on AWS by @efekarakus Efe walks through the design tenets of the CLI, why they were chosen, how they map to Copilot features, and the vision for how the CLI will evolve in the future.
Introducing AWS Copilot by @nathankpeck Nathan explains how with the AWS Copilot CLI you can go from idea to implementation much faster, with the confidence that the infrastructure you have deployed has production-ready configuration.

Videos

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Containers from the Couch series by @realadamjkeller, @brentContained, and guests Join Adam and Brent to learn about all the existing features of AWS Copilot with fun demos. From setting up a three-tier application with autoscaling to creating a continuous delivery pipeline with integration tests.
AWS re:Invent 2020: AWS Copilot: Simplifying container development by @efekarakus Learn about the motivation behind AWS Copilot, get an overview of the existing commands and a demo of how to deploy a three-tier application.
How to Deploy a .NET Application to Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) with AWS Copilot by @ignacioafuentes Get a demo on how to build and deploy a .NET application on Amazon ECS and AWS Fargate.
AWS What's Next by @nathankpeck and @efekarakus Nathan and Efe discusses what makes AWS Copilot unique compared to other infrastructure provisioning tools and then demo an overview of the existing commands.

Code samples

Repository Description Key features
github.com/copilot-example-voting-app A voting application distributed over three ECS services created with AWS Copilot. Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL database, service discovery, autoscaling
#1925 Show and tell explaining how you can do continuous deployments from branches with AWS Copilot pipelines. Branch-based deploys, AWS CodePipeline

Workshops

Title Description
ECS Workshop In this workshop, we deploy a three tier microservices application using the copilot-cli