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# # 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. # from __future__ import print_function # Python 2/3 compatibility import boto3 from botocore.exceptions import ClientError import json import decimal # Helper class to convert a DynamoDB item to JSON. class DecimalEncoder(json.JSONEncoder): def default(self, o): if isinstance(o, decimal.Decimal): if o % 1 > 0: return float(o) else: return int(o) return super(DecimalEncoder, self).default(o) dynamodb = boto3.resource('dynamodb', region_name='us-west-2', endpoint_url="http://localhost:8000") table = dynamodb.Table('Movies') title = "The Big New Movie" year = 2015 print("Attempting a conditional delete...") try: response = table.delete_item( Key={ 'year': year, 'title': title }, ConditionExpression="info.rating <= :val", ExpressionAttributeValues= { ":val": decimal.Decimal(5) } ) except ClientError as e: if e.response['Error']['Code'] == "ConditionalCheckFailedException": print(e.response['Error']['Message']) else: raise else: print("DeleteItem succeeded:") print(json.dumps(response, indent=4, cls=DecimalEncoder))

Sample Details

Service: dynamodb

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Author: AWS

Type: full-example

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