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Mastering AWS Development by Uchit Vyas

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HTTP requests

As discussed, only the request and response are in JSON format. In both the client-side and the server-side, these JSON data (request and response) are parsed by SDK or browser (on the client side) and DynamoDB (on the server side). The SDKs and the CLI take care of secure request authentication and users are encouraged to leverage them. We can perform almost all kinds of DynamoDB operations through HTTP requests. All the possible operations are listed and we will discuss details in the last section of this chapter. Now, let's see the HTTP request structure.

I have used Postman (an extension of Google Chrome) to perform REST operations. Other than that, other software like cURL are also available for the same.

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