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long_polling_receive_message.py

long_polling_receive_message.py demonstrates how to retrieve a message from a specified queue with a 20 second delay to reduce the number of empty responses returned.

# Copyright 2010-2018 Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. # # 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 # # http://aws.amazon.com/apache2.0/ # # or in the "license" file accompanying this file. 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. import boto3 # Create SQS client sqs = boto3.client('sqs') queue_url = 'SQS_QUEUE_URL' # Long poll for message on provided SQS queue response = sqs.receive_message( QueueUrl=queue_url, AttributeNames=[ 'SentTimestamp' ], MaxNumberOfMessages=1, MessageAttributeNames=[ 'All' ], WaitTimeSeconds=20 ) print(response)

Sample Details

Service: sqs

Last tested: 2018-08-01

Author: jschwarzwalder (AWS)

Type: full-example

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