Helpful resources

Have you created an awesome tutorial video or blog about the Cloud Resume Challenge that should be on this page? Have you created your own challenge prompt using the Cloud Resume Challenge format? Feel free to submit a pull request!

The Cloud Resume Challenge Guidebook

The definitive resource for crushing the challenge and getting hired in cloud. You can choose from AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud editions. Includes three sets of “mods” - challenge extensions that give you additional practice for Cloud Developer, DevOps, or Security roles. Take a peek inside the book to learn more.

The Cloud Resume Challenge Discord Server

This is the place to be if you are working on the challenge. Join >4,000 other cloud enthusiasts ranging from beginners to experienced mentors. Ask your challenge questions, get code review, view cloud job postings, or just chat about cloud and life. It’s free and very chill. What more reason do you need? Join us already.

The Cloud Resume Challenge Video Tutorials

Are you a visual learner? Lou Bichard, founder of Open Up The Cloud and tireless friend of the challenge, has put together a comprehensive video series walking through each step of the original challenge. His associated GitHub repository also curates a nice selection of blogs written by challenge champions.

The Challenge in Spanish

Challenger Jesus Rodriguez generously gave his time to translate the AWS challenge, as well as some FAQ, into Spanish. If you’d like the Cloud Resume Challenge translated into another language and have the know-how to do so, please feel free to submit a pull request.

The Cloud Guru Challenges

Created under my supervision back when I worked at A Cloud Guru, these projects are part of a larger attempt to extend the general challenge format, and the response has mostly been pretty good. I’d suggest starting with the COVID-19 tracking project I created. Note that each of these projects includes “extra credit” ideas for making it your own - take advantage of that, as most folks don’t!

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