Ultimate AWS Certified Developer Associate 2020 — NEW!

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  • Job Duration32 hours worth of material
  • Job DurationPaid Course

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Full Practice Exam with Explanations included! PASS the Amazon Web Services Certified Developer Certification DVA-C01.

What you’ll learn:

  • Pass the AWS Certified Developer Associate Certification (DVA-C01)
  • Full Practice Exam with Explanations included!
  • All 700+ slides available as downloadable PDF
  • Apply the right AWS services for your future real-world AWS projects
  • Deploy an application using Elastic Beanstalk and AWS CICD tools with full automation
  • Understand Serverless API using AWS Lambda, API Gateway, DynamoDB & Cognito
  • Write infrastructure as code using AWS CloudFormation
  • Implement messaging and integration patterns using AWS SQS, SNS & Kinesis
  • Master the CLI, SDK and IAM security best practices in EC2
  • Monitor, Trace and Audit your microservices using CloudWatch, X-Ray and CloudTrail
  • Secure your entire AWS Cloud using KMS, Encryption SDK, IAM Policies & SSM

Welcome!I’m here to help you prepare and PASS the newest AWSCertified Developer Associate exam.

[April 2021 Update]: Over 100 videos have been refreshed/added to keep up with the AWSUI changes and exam changes

[Dec 2020 Update]: The S3 section has been entirely re-recorded to accommodate for the AWSUI changes

[May 2020 Update]:Over 200 lectures have been added or refreshed, bringing the course to 29 hours of content, and fully up to date.

[July 2019 Update]:Over 30 lectures added and refreshed (~2h of video)! The course is now up to date on the newest exam topics.

[Feb 2019 Update]:Keeping the course updated!Added full section on ECS (1h15m)


The AWSCertified DeveloperAssociate certification is one of the most challenging exams. It’s great at assessing how well you understand not just AWS, but the new cloud paradigms such as Serverless, which makes this certification incredibly valuable to have and pass. Rest assured, I’ve passed it myself with a score of 984 out of 1000. Yes, you read that right, Ionly made one mistake!Next, Iwant to help YOU pass the AWSCertified Developer Associate certification with flying colors. No need to know anything about AWS, beginners welcome!

This is going to be a long journey, but passing the AWSCertified Developer exam will be worth it!

This course is different from the other ones you’ll find on Udemy. Dare I say, better (but you’ll judge!)

  • It covers in-depth all the new topics on the AWSCertified Developer Associate DVA-C01 exam

  • It’s packed with practical knowledge on how to use AWS inside and out as a developer

  • It teaches you how to prepare for the AWSexam AND how to prepare for the real world

  • It’s a logical progression of topics, not a laundry list of random services

  • It’s fast-paced and to the point

  • It has professional subtitles

  • All 400+ slides available as downloadable PDF

Concretely, here’s what we’ll learn to pass the AWSCertified Developer Associate exam:

  • The AWSFundamentals:IAM, EC2, Load Balancing, Auto Scaling, EBS, Route 53, RDS, ElastiCache, S3

  • The AWSCLI:CLI setup, usage on EC2, best practices, SDK, advanced usage

  • Properly deploy an application:AWSElastic Beanstalk, CICD, CodeCommit, CodePipeline, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy

  • Infrastructure as code with AWSCloudFormation

  • Monitoring, Troubleshooting &Audit:AWSCloudWatch, X-Ray, CloudTrail

  • AWSIntegration &Messaging:SQS, SNS, Kinesis

  • AWSServerless:AWSLambda, DynamoDB, APIGateway, Cognito,Serverless Application Model (SAM)

  • ECS, ECR &Fargate:Docker inAWS

  • AWSSecurity best practices:KMS, Encryption SDK, SSM Parameter Store, IAM Policies

  • AWSOther Services Overview:CloudFront, Step Functions, SWF, Redshift

  • Tips to ROCK the exam

This course is full of opportunities to apply your knowledge:

  • There are many hands-on lectures in every section

  • There are quizzes at the end of every section

  • There’s an AWSCertified Developer Associate practice exam at the end of the course

  • We’ll be using the AWSFree Tier most of the time

  • I’ll be showing you how to go beyond the AWSFree Tier (you know… the real world!)

Take a look at these student reviews:

5stars: «I just passed my AWSCertified Developer Associate exam with 96% and this course was extremely helpful in closing the gaps in my own understanding/experience. It was very easy to follow and informative.» — Derek C.

5stars:«This was a perfect match for what I was seeking. It has been about 8 years since I used the AWS cloud frequently (other clouds and hybrids). Seeing a lot of the updates to services with some hands-on has been very helpful.»– James C.

5stars: «Course is presented such way in detailed level with great diagram explanation. It’s helped me to clear my AWSCertified Developer Associate DVA-C01 exam successfully with a 92% pass rate» — Edward K.

5stars: «This course was very interesting and full of great information and hands-on examples. Stephane did a very good job of assembling it all together and delivers it with so much knowledge and passion.» Abdennour T.



My name is Stephane Maarek, and I’ll be your instructor in this course. I teach about AWS certifications with my focus always on helping my students improve their professional proficiencies in AWS. I am also the author of some of the most highly-rated & best-selling courses on AWS Lambda, AWS CloudFormation & AWS EC2.

Throughout my career in designing and delivering these certifications and courses, I have already taught 1,000,000+ students and gotten 350,000+ reviews!

With AWS becoming much more than a buzzword out there, I’ve decided it’s time for students to properly learn how to be an AWS Developer Associate. So, let’s kick start the course! You are in good hands!


This course also comes with:

  • Lifetime access to all future updates

  • A responsive instructor in the Q&A Section

  • Udemy Certificate of Completion Ready for Download

  • A 30 Day «No Questions Asked» Money Back Guarantee!

Join me in this course if you want to become an AWS Certified Developer Associate and master the AWS platform!

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