AWS Code Sample


Creates an SQS queue with long polling enabled.

/* Copyright 2010-2019, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of the License is located at This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. */ package main import ( "flag" "fmt" "os" "strconv" "" "" "" ) // Creates a new SQS queue with long polling enabled. If the Queue already exists // no error will be returned. // // Usage: // go run sqs_longpolling_create_queue.go -n queue_name -t timeout func main() { var name string var timeout int flag.StringVar(&name, "n", "", "Queue name") flag.IntVar(&timeout, "t", 20, "(Optional) Timeout in seconds for long polling") flag.Parse() if len(name) == 0 { flag.PrintDefaults() exitErrorf("Queue name required") } // Initialize a session in us-west-2 that the SDK will use to load // credentials from the shared credentials file ~/.aws/credentials. sess, err := session.NewSession(&aws.Config{ Region: aws.String("us-west-2")}, ) // Create a SQS service client. svc := sqs.New(sess) // Create the Queue with long polling enabled result, err := svc.CreateQueue(&sqs.CreateQueueInput{ QueueName: aws.String(name), Attributes: aws.StringMap(map[string]string{ "ReceiveMessageWaitTimeSeconds": strconv.Itoa(timeout), }), }) if err != nil { exitErrorf("Unable to create queue %q, %v.", name, err) } fmt.Printf("Successfully created queue %q. URL: %s\n", name, aws.StringValue(result.QueueUrl)) } func exitErrorf(msg string, args ...interface{}) { fmt.Fprintf(os.Stderr, msg+"\n", args...) os.Exit(1) }

Sample Details

Service: sqs

Last tested: 2018-03-16

Author: Doug-AWS

Type: full-example

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