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10 incredible learning resources to get started with AWS for free

Hey aspiring AWS pros, knowing what resources to consume on the way to mastering AWS can be a bit overwhelming. I have listed out some free resources and amazing content creators that you can start following to help you on that journey, it's all free stuff (well most of it). They've Certainly helped me out..

Check out Hiroko Nishimura's AWS Newbie Courses on Linkedin Learning

Hiroko has been teaching AWS newbies for yonks!

Hiroko Nishimura

Get to know Andrew Brown from ExamPro especially if you prefer visual learning and maybe have Dyslexia.

Get a free 7 day trial to aCloudGuru

Probably one of the premier resources for learning AWS, it can get pricey but you can also get a 7 day free trail to all the AWS content.

Get free AWS training to prepare for the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner exam.

AWS's own skills training portal, all free, amazing resources especially for exam preparation.

AWS free training

Get to know J Cole and his amazing AWS tutorials using all sorts of cool analogies like space ships!

J Cole is one of the best teachers on the planet, people queue to get into his immersive interactive courses, here's some of his free content.

Start reading Cloudonaut's newsletter - it's brilliant, their blog posts and podcasts are incredible.

Get to know Corey Quinn from Last Week in AWS. He's also pretty darn funny on Twitter (there ain't a lot of humour around AWS)

Corey's Podcast 'The AWS Morning Brief' is full of gems (especially the networking fundamental ones)

Watch the AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Training 2020 Full Course for free

Andrew Brown here again with some more free content, watch AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner Certification Course (CLF-C01) - Pass the Exam!

Watch the AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate 2020 (PASS THE EXAM!) for free

Some great resources there to get started, feel free to share this to help others.

Top comments (2)

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Ato Sam

Thanks for the resources Lee. Just started watching Andrew Brown's CCP Certification course on freeCodeCamp's YouTube channel a few days ago.
I'm prepping to take both the Cloud Practitioner and Solutions Architect Associate Exams. Wish me luck 😊

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Good luck mate! Yeah Andrew Brown is crushing it at the moment 😎