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An integrated shell for working with the AWS CLI (by AWS)
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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 5.1K GitHub stars and 444 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to AWS Shell's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses AWS Shell?

4 companies reportedly use AWS Shell in their tech stacks, including GSI, Crowd Emotion Ltd, and Fueled.

21 developers on StackShare have stated that they use AWS Shell.

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Why developers like 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 Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to AWS Shell?
AWS Amplify
A JavaScript library for frontend and mobile developers building cloud-enabled applications. The library is a declarative interface across different categories of operations in order to make common tasks easier to add into your application. The default implementation works with Amazon Web Services (AWS) resources but is designed to be open and pluggable for usage with other cloud services that wish to provide an implementation or custom backends.
LocalStack provides an easy-to-use test/mocking framework for developing Cloud applications.
The troposphere library allows for easier creation of the AWS CloudFormation JSON by writing Python code to describe the AWS resources. troposphere also includes some basic support for OpenStack resources via Heat.
awless is a fast, powerful and easy-to-use command line interface (CLI) to manage Amazon Web Services.
Blox is a collection of open source projects for container management and orchestration. Blox gives you more control over how your containerized applications run on Amazon ECS. It enables you to build schedulers and integrate third-party schedulers on top of ECS, while leveraging Amazon ECS to fully manage and scale your clusters.
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AWS Shell's Followers
34 developers follow AWS Shell to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
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