This class will provide a walkthrough of application development using the Autodesk Forge and Amazon Web Services. We will discuss developer tools and the steps required to go from the inception of an idea to an application running in production. We will discuss scaling, DevOps, security, and user management. (Joint AU/Forge DevCon class).
- Get an introduction to the Forge and Amazon Web Services (AWS)
- Understand how to use AWS tools to develop and host applications in the cloud
- Understand the best practices for securing your application
- Visualize how cloud-based application development can accelerate your business
Tom “Elvis” Jones is a Solutions Architect with Amazon Web Services who spends his time focusing on the complex challenges of our most strategic partners in the the Design, Engineering, and Manufacturing space. His career has spanned both the hardware and software sides of the house, including work at Red Hat, Transmeta, and Pratt & Whitney, giving Tom an extremely broad technical experience across multiple industries and verticals. He is a whitepaper author, a patent holder, a training material builder, a DevOps expert, an active Maker, a mountain biker, and above all, a passionate technologist. He has been known to go far out of his way for pinball and fondly recalls playing "Adventure" on an ADDS Viewpoint ASCII terminal.