Lumberyard
User Guide (Version 1.15)

Cloud Gems Overview

A Lumberyard gem is an individual package of specific functionality and assets. The gem includes everything required for you to include that functionality in your project.

Lumberyard cloud gems are Lumberyard gems that provide AWS functionality for a game. A more complete definition of a cloud gem might be the following:

A cloud gem is an individual package of specific cloud-connected functionality, assets and AWS resource definitions. A cloud gem includes everything required for you to include that cloud-connected functionality in your project.

Cloud Gems Included with Lumberyard

Lumberyard includes many cloud gems that you can enable for your game project. For a list of the cloud gems that are included with Lumberyard, see Cloud Gems. For information on enabling cloud gems in your project, see Enabling Gems.

Cloud Gem Portal

The Cloud Gem Portal provides webpages that can be used to configure the cloud gem and perform maintenance operations. The Cloud Gem Portal also provides access to Cloud Canvas Resource Manager functionality, such as deployment management. For more information, see Cloud Gem Portal.

Cloud Gem Framework

The Cloud Gem Framework is a software development kit (SDK) that is included with Lumberyard. You can use the framework to implement the cloud gems that come with Lumberyard, as well as your own cloud gems. For more information, see Cloud Gem Framework.