AWS Serverless APIs & Apps - A Complete Introduction [Video]

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By Maximilian Schwarzmüller
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About this video

This course will introduce you to serverless computing and then quickly dive into how to build serverless apps with Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Specifically, you will learn:

  • To build a REST API without worrying about servers, using AWS API Gateway
  • Set up your on-demand code via AWS Lambda 
  • Execute Lambda code whenever incoming requests reach your defined REST endpoints
  • Store data in a database - naturally without managing any database servers!

We won't stop here though! Instead, you'll then dive even deeper into serverless computing and learn:

  • To add user authentication to your existing frontend apps and how you can then also protect your REST API against unauthenticated access with ease!
  • how you can easily integrate a complete user sign up & sign in flow (including user confirmation) into ANY app (web app, iOS or Android app!) with AWS Cognito
  • Deploy your web app in a serverless manner
  • Speed up the delivery of your static web app assets

Secure your serverless app

What else you can build with the services covered in this course and which other services might be interesting to you were to dive deeper regarding advanced development workflows.

The code bundle for this video course is available at

Style and Approach

This course will teach you to master the AWS Serverless APIs & Apps in depth, with practical examples.

Publication date:
October 2018
7 hours 19 minutes




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About the Author

  • Maximilian Schwarzmüller

    Academind GmbH

    Bundling the courses and knowledge of successful instructors, Academind strives to deliver high-quality online education. The platform covers topics such as web development, data analysis, and more in a fun and engaging way.

    Maximilian Schwarzmüller

    A professional web developer and instructor, he has never stopped learning new programming skills and languages since the age of 13. In his early days, he started creating websites simply for fun. This passion has remained and shaped his decision to work as a freelance web developer and consultant. Although he started web development on the backend (PHP with Laravel and NodeJS), he has progressed to becoming a front-end developer using modern frameworks such as React, Angular, and VueJS 2 in many projects.

    The most rewarding experience for him is to see how people find new and better jobs, build exciting web applications, acquire amazing projects, or simply enjoy their hobby with the help of his content.

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