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Getting Started Guide (API Version 2012-08-10)

Step 5: (Optional): Delete the Table

To delete the Movies table:

  1. Copy the following program into a file named MoviesDeleteTable.js:

    var AWS = require("aws-sdk");
    
    AWS.config.update({
      region: "us-west-2",
      endpoint: "http://localhost:8000"
    });
    
    var dynamodb = new AWS.DynamoDB();
    
    var params = {
        TableName : "Movies"
    };
    
    dynamodb.deleteTable(params, function(err, data) {
        if (err) {
            console.error("Unable to delete table. Error JSON:", JSON.stringify(err, null, 2));
        } else {
            console.log("Deleted table. Table description JSON:", JSON.stringify(data, null, 2));
        }
    });
    
    
  2. Type the following command to run the program:

    node MoviesDeleteTable.js