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This Lesson 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


To get the most out of this Lesson, 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.

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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.

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