Distributing Data with a WebSocket Amazon API Gateway
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Amazon API Gateway is a fully-managed service aimed at developers who want to create rich and complex APIs in the public AWS cloud. It makes it easy to create, manage, monitor, secure, and scale your API-backed applications. WebSockets are a technology that makes it easy to send and receive data in a bi-directional manner between a server and a web browser.
Learning how to use Amazon API Gateway for WebSockets will make you more effective and versatile when deploying applications with complex needs in the cloud.
In this lab, you will create a new WebSocket Amazon API Gateway, you will implement a stock ticker application using AWS Lambda, and you will see how to use your WebSocket API.
Upon completion of this beginner-level lab, you will be able to:
- Create a new WebSocket Amazon API Gateway
- Implement WebSocket message handling in AWS Lambda
- Test your WebSocket API
- Candidates for the AWS Certified Developer Associate certification
- Cloud Architects
- DevOps Engineers
- Software Engineers
Familiarity with the following will be beneficial but is not required:
- Amazon API Gateway
- AWS Lambda
The following content can be used to fulfill the prerequisites:
Andrew is a Labs Developer with previous experience in the Internet Service Provider, Audio Streaming, and CryptoCurrency industries. He has also been a DevOps Engineer and enjoys working with CI/CD and Kubernetes.
He holds multiple AWS certifications including Solutions Architect Associate and Professional.