These tutorials enhance your comprehension of LocalStack’s functionality by providing detailed information on how it works for specific use cases using diverse resources. These guides help you set up and build your local cloud development & testing environment with the help of LocalStack, using local AWS services, integrations, and tools, helping create a mental model for how LocalStack works. For community contributed tutorials, check out the LocalStack Community Tutorials.

Schema Evolution with Glue Schema Registry and Managed Streaming for Kafka (MSK) using LocalStack

Find incompatibilities early or even avoid them altogether when developing Kafka producers or consumers! Learn how to test data schema evolution by using Managed Streaming for Kafka (MSK) with the Glue Schema Registry in LocalStack.

  21 minute read  

Deploying Lambda container image locally with Elastic Container Registry (ECR) using LocalStack

Learn how to create and deploy Lambda functions using container images in LocalStack. This tutorial guides you through packaging your code and dependencies into a Docker image, creating a local Elastic Container Registry (ECR) in LocalStack, and deploying the Lambda container image.

  7 minute read  

Building a Java Notification app using AWS Java SDK, Simple Email Service (SES), and CloudFormation

Build a Java Spring Boot application to configure Simple Email Service (SES) to send messages using AWS Java SDK in LocalStack. Learn how to configure Simple Queue Service (SQS) & Simple Notification Service (SNS) using CloudFormation templates deployed locally.

  10 minute read  

Setting up Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) Application Load Balancers using LocalStack, deployed via the Serverless framework

Learn how to configure Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) Application Load Balancers and set up Node.js Lambda functions as targets. This tutorial demonstrates how to forward requests to the target group for your Lambda function using the Serverless Framework and the serverless-localstack plugin to effortlessly deploy and manage your infrastructure locally with LocalStack.

  9 minute read  

Host a static website locally using Simple Storage Service (S3) and Terraform with LocalStack

Host a static website using a Simple Storage Service (S3) bucket to serve static content by provisioning the infrastructure using Terraform in LocalStack. Learn how to configure S3 buckets locally for testing and integration, and make use of LocalStack’s S3 API & tflocal CLI to provision infrastructure locally.

  9 minute read  

Creating reproducible machine learning applications using Cloud Pods for persistent state snapshots

With LocalStack Cloud Pods, you can create persistent state snapshots to enable next-generation state management and team collaboration features for your local development environment. Learn how you can create reproducible machine learning applications & samples using Cloud Pods in LocalStack.

  10 minute read  

Deploying containers on Elastic Container Service (ECS) clusters using Elastic Container Registry (ECR) and AWS Fargate, with LocalStack

Set up an NGINX web server via Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Elastic Container Registry (ECR) to serve a static website using LocalStack. Learn how you can use CloudFormation templates to declaratively define, create, and deploy your architecture locally with LocalStack’s awslocal CLI.

  11 minute read  

Replicating cloud resources locally with LocalStack's AWS Replicator extension

Learn how you can replicate cloud resources in your local environment using the LocalStack’s AWS Replicator extension. This tutorial provides step-by-step guidance on setting up and leveraging the AWS Replicator extension to mirror cloud services locally, enabling efficient hybrid development and testing workflows without maintaining additional configurations.

  6 minute read  

Chaos Engineering: Running Experiments with Fault Injection Service

Conduct experiments on your AWS infrastructure to simulate faults and understand their effects, enhancing application resilience.

  7 minute read  

Chaos Engineering: Route53 Failover with FIS

Integrate FIS with Route 53 to create a resilient, self-repairing infrastructure, which manages traffic effectively during simulated disruptions.

  6 minute read  

Chaos Engineering: Simulating outages in your application stack

Utilize the LocalStack Outages Extension to simulate service disruptions and assess how well your infrastructure can deploy and recover from unexpected situations. This tool helps you test the resilience of your system by creating controlled outage scenarios, allowing you to identify and improve upon weaknesses.

  5 minute read