Eclipse, being one of the most commonly-used open source integrated development environments (IDEs), provides a plugin to work with DynamoDB. In fact it provides a plugin to work with almost the entire AWS. We will now see how to perform DynamoDB operations such as table creation, index creation, items insertion, and query and scan operations.
First we will begin with setting up the DynamoDB plugin on Eclipse. Open Eclipse and select Install New Software from the Help menu.
In the following page, we need to enter
http://aws.amazon.com/eclipse/ and hit Enter; this will display all the available plugins for AWS. You can either install everything or only the necessary components (it's better to install everything because there will be dependency between these plugins).
The following page will display the components that will be installed on Eclipse. Confirm them and proceed.
The following page will show the invalid components (AWS SDK for Android in the following screenshot)...