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Error: 'dynamodb' object has no attribute 'table'

What's Causing This Error

This error occurs in the AWS Python SDK when obtaining a table resource using the DynamoDB "client" rather than the "resource."

import boto3 

// error occurs when "boto3.client" is used
dynamodb = boto3.client('dynamodb')
table = dynamodb.Table('my-custom-table')

The snippet above uses the boto3.client('dynamodb') that causes the error.

Solution - Here's How To Resolve It

Use the DynamoDB "resource" rather than the "client" to resolve the error.

import boto3 

// no error with "boto3.resource"
dynamodb = boto3.resource('dynamodb')  
table = dynamodb.Table('my-custom-table')

// perform operations with the table as there is no error

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