I’ve decided to try out a more serverless architecture approach to some of my projects. With that in mind I am testing dynamodb, therefore I need to set up a dev environment for it:

Should be a quick win

I already have ruby installed so I’m hoping this will be a quick win:

brew install caskroom/cask/dynamodb-local

Now run with:


Et voila!

You can now navigate to http://localhost:8000/shell to view the web shell, and communicate with dynamodb over port 8000