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Before You Begin

Before we get started using Pulumi, let’s run through a few quick steps to ensure our environment is setup correctly.

Install Pulumi

Install Pulumi on macOS through Homebrew:

$ brew install pulumi

Install Pulumi on Linux by running the installation script:

$ curl -fsSL | sh

Install Pulumi on Windows through the Chocolatey package manager:

> choco install pulumi

For alternative installation instructions (e.g. script-based installation, binaries, etc.) or troubleshooting, see Download and Install.

Next, we’ll install the required language runtime.

Install Language Runtime

Choose Your Language

Install Node.js.

Install Python version 3.6 or later.

Install Go.

Install .NET Core 3.1 SDK or later.

Next, we’ll configure GCP.

Configure GCP

Configure Google Cloud so the Pulumi CLI can connect to Google Cloud. If you have previously configured the Google Cloud CLI, gcloud, Pulumi will respect and use your configuration settings.

Next, we’ll create a new project.