Building an API
Now that we have a working AWS SAM CLI environment configured, we can build an API. The API that we will build in this chapter will be used to support the three existing applications that we have been building throughout this book, in Angular, React, and Vue. Our Angular application, which we built in Chapter 11, Angular, revolved around a user logging in to an application. This means that we will need to store and retrieve user details from a database.
The React application that we built in Chapter 12, React, showed a list of products for sale, and when a particular product was chosen, it would show the details of the product. To support this, we will need to store and then retrieve our products from a database, and allow for the generation of a list of available products. We also included the option of selecting how many of these products to add to a shopping cart.
The Vue application that we built in Chapter 13, Vue, was responsible for displaying a user...