AWS Toolkit for JetBrains
User Guide

What Is the AWS Toolkit for JetBrains?

To start using the AWS Toolkit for JetBrains right away, skip ahead to the installation and first-time connection instructions.

The AWS Toolkit for JetBrains is an open source plugin for the integrated development environments (IDEs) from JetBrains. The toolkit makes it easier for developers to develop, debug, and deploy serverless applications that use Amazon Web Services (AWS).

The AWS Toolkit for JetBrains includes the AWS Toolkit for IntelliJ (for Java development), and the AWS Toolkit for PyCharm (for Python development).

Note

When there are differences in functionality between the AWS Toolkit for IntelliJ and the AWS Toolkit for PyCharm, we note them in this User Guide.

You can also use the AWS Toolkit for JetBrains to work with AWS Lambda functions and AWS CloudFormation stacks. The AWS Toolkit for JetBrains includes features such as AWS credentials management and AWS Region management, which simplify writing applications for AWS.


      The AWS Toolkit for JetBrains in IntelliJ IDEA

      The AWS Toolkit for JetBrains in PyCharm

How to Get Started

To begin using the AWS Toolkit for JetBrains, follow the installation and first-time connection instructions.

After you install the AWS Toolkit and connect it to an AWS account, you can use it to work with AWS serverless applications, AWS Lambda functions, and AWS CloudFormation stacks in that account.

For brief instructions about how to use other available AWS Toolkit features, see the key tasks.

What You Can Do with the AWS Toolkit for JetBrains

You can use the AWS Toolkit for JetBrains to:

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Questions and Help

To ask questions or seek help from the AWS developer community, see the Java Development Discussion Forum or the Python Development Discussion Forum on the AWS website. (When you enter these forums, AWS might require you to sign in.)

You can also contact us directly.

Report a Bug with the AWS Toolkit or Make a Feature Request

To report a bug with the AWS Toolkit for JetBrains or to make a feature request, go to the Issues tab in the aws/aws-toolkit-jetbrains repository on the GitHub website. Choose New issue, and then follow the on-screen instructions to finish making your bug report or feature request. (When you enter this website, GitHub might require you to sign in.)

Contribute to the AWS Toolkit

We greatly value your contributions to the AWS Toolkit. To begin contributing, read the Contributing Guidelines in the aws/aws-toolkit-jetbrains repository on the GitHub website. (When you enter this website, GitHub might require you to sign in.)