Create the browser script - AWS SDK for JavaScript

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Create the browser script

First, create the service client objects required for the example. Create a libs directory, create snsClient.js, and paste the code below into it. Replace REGION and IDENTITY_POOL_ID in each.


Use the ID of the Amazon Cognito identity pool you created in Create the AWS resources .

const { SNSClient } = require("@aws-sdk/client-sns"); const REGION = "REGION"; //e.g. "us-east-1" const IdentityPoolId = "IDENTITY_POOL_ID"; const snsClient = new SNSClient({ region: REGION, credentials: fromCognitoIdentityPool({ client: new CognitoIdentityClient({ region: REGION }), identityPoolId: IdentityPoolId }), }); export { snsClient };

This code is available here on GitHub..

To create the browser script for this example, in a folder named DynamoDBApp, create a Node.js module with the file name add_dat.js and paste the code below into it. The submitData function submits data to a DynamoDB table, and sends an SMS text to the app administrator using Amazon SNS.

In the submitData function, declare variables for the target phone number, the values entered on the app interface, and for the name of the Amazon S3 bucket. Replace BUCKET_NAME with the name of the S3 bucket you created. Next, create a parameters object for adding an item to the table. If none of the values is empty, submitData adds the item to the table, and sends the message. Remember to make the function available to the browser, with window.submitData = submitData

// Import required AWS SDK clients and commands for Node.js import { PutItemCommand } from "@aws-sdk/client-dynamodb"; import { PublishCommand } from "@aws-sdk/client-sns"; import { snsClient } from "../libs/snsClient.js"; import { dynamoClient } from "../libs/dynamoClient.js"; export const submitData = async () => { //Set the parameters // Capture the values entered in each field in the browser (by id). const id = document.getElementById("id").value; const title = document.getElementById("title").value; const name = document.getElementById("name").value; const body = document.getElementById("body").value; //Set the table name. const tableName = "Items"; //Set the parameters for the table const params = { TableName: tableName, // Define the attributes and values of the item to be added. Adding ' + "" ' converts a value to // a string. Item: { id: { N: id + "" }, title: { S: title + "" }, name: { S: name + "" }, body: { S: body + "" }, }, }; // Check that all the fields are completed. if (id != "" && title != "" && name != "" && body != "") { try { //Upload the item to the table const data = await dynamoClient.send(new PutItemCommand(params)); alert("Data added to table."); try { // Create the message parameters object. const messageParams = { Message: "A new item with ID value was added to the DynamoDB", PhoneNumber: "+353861230764", //PHONE_NUMBER, in the E.164 phone number structure. // For example, ak standard local formatted number, such as (415) 555-2671, is +14155552671 in E.164 // format, where '1' in the country code. }; // Send the SNS message const data = await snsClient.send(new PublishCommand(messageParams)); console.log( "Success, message published. MessageID is " + data.MessageId ); } catch (err) { // Display error message if error is not sent console.error(err, err.stack); } } catch (err) { // Display error message if item is no added to table console.error( "An error occurred. Check the console for further information", err ); } // Display alert if all field are not completed. } else { alert("Enter data in each field."); } }; // Expose the function to the browser window.submitData = submitData;

This example code can be found here on GitHub.

Finally, run the following at the command prompt to bundle the JavaScript for this example in a file named main.js:

webpack add_data.js --mode development --target web --devtool false -o main.js

For information about installing webpack, see Bundling applications with webpack.

To run the app, open index.html on your browser.