Build your Software Catalog with Backstage

Build your Software Catalog with Backstage

What you will learn

At the completion of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Install Backstage on AWS
  • Map your Organisation’s Tech Stack to Backstage's data model
  • Create a Software Catalog that lists all your organisation's applications, APIs and databases
Who the course is for

This course is for platform engineers, cloud engineers or aspiring tech professionals who want to establish a working instance of Backstage to demonstrate to  colleagues, compile a catalog of all your organisation's applications, but without having to read all the documentation first

What you will need 

All you need to start is:

  • A willingness to learn
  • Familiarity with standard tools like Visual Studio Code
  • Administrative rights to install software on your own PC or Mac
  • An AWS account

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Last Update 12/01/2023
Completion Time 1 hour 9 minutes
Members 3
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. What is an Internal Developer Portal
  • 3. Introducing Backstage
    • Introducing Backstage
  • 4. Installing Backstage
  • 4.a Install tools
    • Install tools - intro
    • Install tools - steps
  • 4.b Creating your local Backstage app
    • Creating your local Backstage app - intro
    • Creating your local Backstage app - steps
    • Create your local Backstage app - screenflow
    • Resolving a Node.js compatibility error
  • 4.c Establish secrets and security
    • Establish secrets and security - intro
    • Establish secrets and security - steps
    • Establish secrets and security - screenflow
  • 4.d Install TechDocs
    • Install TechDocs - intro
    • Install TechDocs - steps
    • Install TechDocs - screenflow
  • 4.e Create Docker image
    • Create Docker image - intro
    • Create Docker image - steps