Configure AWS Elastic Beanstalk for HTTPS API endpoint

I’m taking a short break from working on Volant AI to write a quick, no-frills, easy-as guide to take your API and turn it into a HTTPS secure, accessible endpoint with AWS Elastic Beanstalk. Any web app that is using HTTPS will not allow any outgoing HTTP endpoint calls due to security reasons, so for production, you need HTTPS. Let’s dive in.

Goal: Configure HTTPS endpoint via elastic beanstalk for some API. It should be a subdomain route.

High-Level Approach

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