Pulumi Using JS Quick Start Guide for AWS

This guide is intended for an audience that truly wants the “quickest” way to get started with Pulumi. Other articles on the internet are more in-depth. This article serves as the least path of resistance.


For Mac:

brew install pulumi

For Windows:

choco install pulumi

For Linux:

curl -fsSL | sh

AWS Config:

For Linux & Mac:


For Windows:


Start a new project

mkdir aws-js-pulumi && cd aws-js-pulumi
pulumi new aws-javascript
NOTE: Running the Pulumi new command for the first time will require you to sign up to for the service to get your token. Moreover, for individuals this is free! See Prices here:


pulumi up

This is the absolute minimum to get started. Please review for a more detailed guide!

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