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Running dynamoDB locally

This is in part summary of a YouTube video: link here

Question to start with: How do I run dynamoDB locally? I do not want to risk all my codes going into AWS and mess things up there (big aws charges).

Prerequisites

Clone this repo: https://github.com/SamWSoftware/ServerlessYoutubeSeries/tree/l19-serverless-offline

Once cloned, run the following commands in your working directory.

npm install
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sls dynamodb install
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this will create a local dynamodb instance in your working directory.

then run

sls offline start --stage dev
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once done, use postman to test whether your local endpoint is connected to the dynamodb!!!

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