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A Python library for interacting with AWS S3 and DynamoDB

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A Python library for interacting with AWS S3 and DynamoDB

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Install the chexus package from PyPI.

pip install chexus

Usage Example

from chexus import Client, BucketItem, TableItem

# Make a client pointing at an AWS account using IAM credentials.
client = Client(

# Create an item to upload to an S3 bucket...
upload_item = BucketItem(file_path="mnt/my/os-3/new-file")

# ...and/or an item to publish to a DynamoDB table.
put_item = TableItem(, Checksum=upload_item.checksum)

# Then perform these actions using the client.
client.upload(items=upload_item, bucket_name="my-bucket")
client.publish(items=put_item, table_name="my-table")


Patches may be contributed via pull requests to

All changes must pass the automated test suite, along with various static checks.

The Black code style is enforced. Enabling autoformatting via a pre-commit hook is recommended:

pip install -r requirements-dev.txt
pre-commit install


This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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