Creating your first state machine 

Let's create a Hello World state machine that has parallel steps that wait for a certain duration before executing the next step. The main execution components in this state machine are AWS Lambda functions. AWS Step Functions provides multiple starter templates to get started. We will be using one of to them to create a state machine and see how it works.

Once you have signed in to the AWS Console, navigate to the AWS Step Functions landing page and click on Get Started within the Create state machine section. Clicking on Get Started takes us to the page where we can create an AWS Step Functions state machine from scratch, use sample projects, and choose from one of the starter templates. For this exercise, ...

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