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Create a CodeBuild Project for sample Java app

Create a CodeBuild Project for sample Java app

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Lab Duration
45 Min
About Lab


This lab walks you through how to build a collection of sample source code input files into a deployable version of source code. You will instruct CodeBuild to use Apache Maven, which is a common build tool, to build a set of Java class files into a Java archive (JAR) file.

What Will You Learn?

Upon completion of this lab you will be able to:

  • Create the CodeBuild build project.
  • Start the CodeBuild build project.
  • Check the output in the CloudWatch logs.


Codebuild-app.zip is required.

Click here to download the sample application.

Lab Steps:

1. Starting a lab

  • Every AWS lab on the QwikSkills platform has a uniform user interface. You will see the below screen whenever you open up any lab.
  • The blue colored “Start Lab” button will set up the temporary username and password and assign the required cloud permissions in the background. Click on the button to start the lab.  

2. Opening AWS Portal

  • After you have clicked the st