AWS CodePipeline
User Guide (API Version 2015-07-09)

The procedures in this guide support the new console design. If you choose to use the older version of the console, you will find many of the concepts and basic procedures in this guide still apply. To access help in the new console, choose the information icon.

Working with Actions in AWS CodePipeline

In AWS CodePipeline, an action is part of the sequence in a stage of a pipeline. It is a task performed on the artifact in that stage. Pipeline actions occur in a specified order, in sequence or in parallel, as determined in the configuration of the stage.

AWS CodePipeline provides support for six types of actions:

  • Source

  • Build

  • Test

  • Deploy

  • Approval

  • Invoke

For information about the AWS services and partner products and services you can integrate into your pipeline based on action type, see Integrations with AWS CodePipeline Action Types.