What is LocalStack?
LocalStack provides an easy-to-use test/mocking framework for developing Cloud applications.
LocalStack is a tool in the AWS Tools category of a tech stack.
LocalStack is an open source tool with 172 GitHub stars and 37 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to LocalStack's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses LocalStack?
9 companies reportedly use LocalStack in their tech stacks, including Hivestack, Armut, and DAZN.com.
27 developers on StackShare have stated that they use LocalStack.
Amazon S3, AWS Lambda, Amazon SQS, Amazon Redshift, and Amazon SNS are some of the popular tools that integrate with LocalStack. Here's a list of all 10 tools that integrate with LocalStack.
Pros of LocalStack
Integration with Python/nosetests
No dependency on cloud
Available as Docker image
The correct URL is https://github.com/localstack/locals
Integration with Java/JUnit
Increases dev speed
Easy to use
Cost effective testing
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