1. Create a New REST API

Use the Amazon API Gateway console to create a new API named WildRydes.

✅ Step-by-step directions

  1. Go to the Amazon API Gateway Console
  2. Choose Create API.
  3. Select REST, New API and enter WildRydes for the API Name.
  4. Select Edge optimized from the Endpoint Type dropdown. Note: Edge optimized are best for public services being accessed from the Internet. Regional endpoints are typically used for APIs that are accessed primarily from within the same AWS Region. Private APIs are for internal services inside of an Amazon VPC.
  5. Choose Create API

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