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Implementing Authentication for a Serverless HTTP API on AWS

by David Tucker

This course will teach you how to implement Amazon’s managed Cognito service for auth in a serverless application.

What you'll learn

Implementing an authentication and authorization system in the cloud can be a difficult challenge to get right. In this course, Implementing Authentication for a Serverless HTTP API on AWS, you’ll learn to implement Amazon Cognito for authentication and authorization in a serverless application. First, you’ll explore creating a user pool and client. Next, you’ll discover how to create groups for role-based access control. Finally, you’ll learn how to integrate with Amazon API Gateway for securing your application API. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Amazon Cognito needed to fully implement an auth architecture in your serverless applications..

About the author

David is a Webby Award winning cloud development consultant that focuses on cloud native web, mobile, and IoT applications. For over fifteen years as a consultant David has led custom software development on emerging platforms for companies such as FedEx, AT&T, Sony Music, Intel, Comcast, Herman Miller, Principal Financial, and Adobe (as well as many others). David regularly writes and speaks on the digital landscape with published works for O'Reilly and He has written for Mashable,... more

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