An integrated shell for working with the AWS CLI (by AWS)

What is AWS Shell?

The AWS Command Line Interface is a unified tool to manage your AWS services.

AWS Shell is a tool in the AWS Tools category of a tech stack.

AWS Shell is an open source tool with 4.7K Github Stars and 375 Github Forks. Here鈥檚 a link to AWS Shell's open source repository on Github

Who Uses AWS Shell?

3 companies use AWS Shell including GSI, Fueled, and 5miles.

AWS Shell integrates with

Why people like AWS Shell

Here鈥檚 a list of reasons why companies and developers use AWS Shell.



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AWS Shell's Features

  • Auto Completion of Commands and Options
  • Shorthand Auto Completion
  • Server Side Auto Completion
  • Fuzzy Searching
  • Inline Documentation
  • Fish-Style Auto Suggestions
  • Command History
  • Toolbar Options
  • Dot Commands

AWS Shell's alternatives

  • LocalStack - A fully functional local AWS cloud stack (by Atlassian)
  • troposphere - Library to create AWS CloudFormation descriptions
  • awless - A Mighty CLI for AWS
  • AWS Amplify - JavaScript Open Source Library with React, React Native Extensions
  • Blox - Open Source Tools for Amazon ECS

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