Amazon DynamoDB
Developer Guide (API Version 2012-08-10)

Step 10: Delete the Movies Table

In this step of the Microsoft .NET and DynamoDB Tutorial, you delete the Movies table in Amazon DynamoDB.

The Main function in DynamoDB_intro waits on DeletingTable_async, which is implemented in the 10_DeletingTable.cs file:

using System; using System.Threading.Tasks; namespace DynamoDB_intro { public static partial class Ddb_Intro { /*-------------------------------------------------------------------------- * DeletingTable_async *--------------------------------------------------------------------------*/ public static async Task<bool> DeletingTable_async( string tableName ) { operationSucceeded = false; operationFailed = false; Console.WriteLine( " -- Trying to delete the table named \"{0}\"...", tableName ); pause( ); Task tblDelete = client.DeleteTableAsync( tableName ); try { await tblDelete; } catch( Exception ex ) { Console.WriteLine( " ERROR: Failed to delete the table, because:\n " + ex.Message ); operationFailed = true; return ( false ); } Console.WriteLine( " -- Successfully deleted the table!" ); operationSucceeded = true; pause( ); return ( true ); } } }

DeletingTable_async waits on the low-level DynamoDB method AmazonDynamoDBClient.DeleteTableAsync to delete the table.

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