Posted On: Feb 24, 2021

Customers can now create HTTP APIs that route requests to the new Amazon Step Functions Synchronous Express Workflows. 

Synchronous Express Workflows are ideal to manage high-volume, short duration, synchronous workflows such as the orchestration of microservices behind Amazon API Gateway. Express Workflows can now be synchronously invoked from Amazon API Gateway HTTP APIs. 

Integration with other Amazon Web Services services has been a popular feature in the REST APIs product. Now, with First Class Integrations, we have made it easy to set up direct operations with SQS-SendMessage, Kinesis-PutRecord, StepFunction-StartSyncExecution in HTTP APIs. We will be adding more Amazon Web Services services to such integrations in the future. 

These new integrations are generally available in all regions where API Gateway is available. The regions are: Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet, and Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD. 

To learn more about these integrations, you can read the documentation. For more information about Amazon API Gateway, visit our product page