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Quick Start


1️⃣ Node.js (minimal version 12.5) and npm, yarn or pnpm:

You can install nodejs using package manager or download directly.

2️⃣ Install stacktape

npm install -g stacktape


yarn global add stacktape

3️⃣ AWS account

You can use use your existing AWS account or create new account.

4️⃣ Configure AWS profile on your systemm

You can use use your existing AWS profile.

If you don't have one, you need to:

  1. Create New IAM User.
  2. Save the credentials that you got from step 1. Then create new AWS profile on your system using interactive CLI:
stacktape createAwsCredentials

5️⃣ (optional) Docker

Some of the Stacktape's features require Docker. To install Docker on your system, you can follow this guide

Deploying your cloud application

1️⃣ Initialize new Stacktape project

You can initialize your Stacktape project using

stacktape init

You can choose from one of our pre-built example projects

2️⃣ Deploy

To deploy your application to the cloud, all you need is a single command:

stacktape deploy --stage staging --region eu-west-1

--stage option

used to deploy different instances of a single application. Commonly used stages are production, staging or testing.

--region option

used to specify AWS region where your stack is deployed to. Below is the list of available regions and their codes.

Region name & Locationcode
US East (Ohio)us-east-2
US East (N. Virginia)us-east-1
US West (N. California)us-west-1
US West (Oregon)us-west-2
Africa (Cape Town)af-south-1
Asia Pacific (Hong Kong)ap-east-1
Asia Pacific (Mumbai)ap-south-1
Asia Pacific (Osaka-Local)ap-northeast-3
Asia Pacific (Seoul)ap-northeast-2
Asia Pacific (Singapore)ap-southeast-1
Asia Pacific (Sydney)ap-southeast-2
Asia Pacific (Tokyo)ap-northeast-1
Canada (Central)ca-central-1
China (Beijing)cn-north-1
China (Ningxia)cn-northwest-1
Europe (Frankfurt)eu-central-1
Europe (Ireland)eu-west-1
Europe (London)eu-west-2
Europe (Milan)eu-south-1
Europe (Paris)eu-west-3
Europe (Stockholm)eu-north-1
Middle East (Bahrain)me-south-1
South America (São Paulo)sa-east-1