Welcome to UnicornTrivia, a self-paced workshop that uses AWS AppSync, AWS Amplify, and AWS Elemental Media Services to implement a live trivia app as a native mobile app and for web. This 300-level re:Invent 2018 workshop is designed for intermediate developers who are familiar with Amazon Web Services, mobile application development, and command-line tools. UnicornTrivia is a Silicon Valley-based, stealth startup building the next big thing in entertainment - a live gameshow app where anyone can tune-in to compete for prize money by correctly answering trivia questions. You've just been hired as their lead developer and it's now your priority to ship a prototype of the app that they can use to pitch to investors. You've been given complete freedom to build the stack as long as you ship quickly and you've heard of a few new tools, like AWS Appsync, AWS Amplify, and AWS Elemental, that can remove a lot of the heavy lifting in building a mobile apps and video streaming services. This is your adventure in building UnicornTrivia's app.