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Introduction to Amazon API Gateway

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Intermediate
Duration
21m
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Description

This course covers Amazon's API Gateway service, which will help you create some incredibly robust APIs for your workloads. We'll look at the different types of APIs you can create and the fundamentals of how API Gateway works.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what types of APIs API gateway can create
  • Learn about the general differences between those API types
  • Learn how an API Gateway functions at a high level

Intended Audience

  • Solution architects
  • Developers
  • Anyone interested in creating their own business-ready APIs

Prerequisites

To get the most out of this course, you should have a decent understanding of cloud computing and cloud architectures, specifically on Amazon Web Services. It would be helpful to know about HTTP and web technologies in general, but it's not essential.

Transcript

Hello, my name is Will Meadows and today we will be talking about API Gateway. This is a great service with a lot to learn about, that can help you create some incredible robust APIs. If you have any questions about anything I cover in this series, please let me know at will.meadows@cloudacademy.com. Alternatively, you can always get in touch with us here at Cloud Academy by sending an email to support@cloudacademy.com and one of our cloud experts will reply to your question, concern, or comment.

Who should attend this course? I would recommend this course for any solutions architects, developers, or generally curious people, who are interested in learning about how API gateway can help you create your own business ready API.

Learning Objectives. Our learning objectives for this course are, to understand what types of APIs API gateway can create, the general differences between those API types, and how an API gateway functions at a high level.

Prerequisites. You should have a decent understanding of cloud computing and cloud architectures, specifically with Amazon Web Services. It would be helpful to know about HTTP and web technologies in general, but not mandatory.

Feedback. Feedback on our courses here at Cloud Academy are valuable to both us as trainers and any students looking to take the same course in the future. If you have any feedback, positive or negative, it would be greatly appreciated if you could send an email to support@cloudacademy.com. Please note, at the time of writing this content, all course information was accurate. AWS implements hundreds of updates every month as part of its ongoing drive to innovate and enhance its services. As a result, minor discrepancies may appear in the course content over time.

Here at Cloud Academy, we strive to keep our content up to date in order to provide the best training available. So, if you notice any information that is outdated, please contact support@cloudacademy.com. This will allow us to update the course during its next release cycle.

About the Author
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Will Meadows
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William Meadows is a passionately curious human currently living in the Bay Area in California. His career has included working with lasers, teaching teenagers how to code, and creating classes about cloud technology that are taught all over the world. His dedication to completing goals and helping others is what brings meaning to his life. In his free time, he enjoys reading Reddit, playing video games, and writing books.