With AWS CloudFormation it is easy to deploy your applications with AWS Elastic Container Service. However, if you want to provide access to your applications through the Kong API Gateway, you are left with one additional step in the deployment process: configuring the Kong gateway. With the Custom CloudFormation Resources for the Kong API Gateway we can deploy both the application and the Kong API Gateway configuration in one go!

Read more at https://binx.io/blog/2017/11/03/deploying-kong-api-gateway-configuration-with-aws-cloudformation/