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awless vs LocalStack: What are the differences?

Developers describe awless as "A Mighty CLI for AWS". awless is a fast, powerful and easy-to-use command line interface (CLI) to manage Amazon Web Services. On the other hand, LocalStack is detailed as "A fully functional local AWS cloud stack (by Atlassian)". LocalStack provides an easy-to-use test/mocking framework for developing Cloud applications.

awless and LocalStack belong to "AWS Tools" category of the tech stack.

awless and LocalStack are both open source tools. It seems that awless with 4.32K GitHub stars and 201 forks on GitHub has more adoption than LocalStack with 66 GitHub stars and 22 GitHub forks.

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Pros of awless
Pros of LocalStack
  • 3
    Easy Setup
  • 3
    Powerful commands to access any AWS service
  • 2
    An intuitive UI of output
  • 4
    Integration with Python/nosetests
  • 4
    Local/offline testing
  • 4
    No dependency on cloud
  • 3
    Available as Docker image
  • 3
    Continuous integration
  • 3
    The correct URL is https://github.com/localstack/locals
  • 3
    Integration with Java/JUnit
  • 3
    Increases dev speed
  • 3
    Easy to use
  • 3
    Cost effective testing

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Cons of awless
Cons of LocalStack
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    • 1
      No proper admin panel/web UI
    • 1
      Doesn't work well on Windows

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    What is awless?

    awless is a fast, powerful and easy-to-use command line interface (CLI) to manage Amazon Web Services.

    What is LocalStack?

    LocalStack provides an easy-to-use test/mocking framework for developing Cloud applications.

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    What are some alternatives to awless and LocalStack?
    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.
    AWS CLI
    It is a unified tool to manage your AWS services. With just one tool to download and configure, you can control multiple AWS services from the command line and automate them through scripts.
    AWS Shell
    The AWS Command Line Interface is a unified tool to manage your AWS services.
    troposphere
    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.
    Vantage
    It is an alternative to the AWS console focused on developer experience and cost transparency. It is meant to work alongside your existing automation tools.
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