If you want to get a file from an S3 Bucket and then put it in a Python string, try the examples below.
boto3, the AWS SDK for Python, offers two distinct methods for accessing files or objects in Amazon S3:
client method and the
Option 1 uses the
boto3.client('s3') method, while options 2 and 3 use the
All 3 options do the exact same thing so get the one that you feel comfortable with or the one that will fit your use case.
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If you want to get a JSON file from an S3 Bucket and load it into a Python Dictionary then you can use the example codes below.
There are 4 scenarios for the examples scripts below.
- Basic JSON file from S3 to Python Dictionary
- With Try/Except block
- With datetime, date, and time conversions
- Running the code in a Lambda Function
AWS boto3 provides 2 ways to access S3 files, the
boto3.resource('s3'). For each of the example scenarios above, a code will be provided for the two methods.
Related: Writing a Dictionary to JSON file in S3 using boto3 and Python
Since both methods will function the same, you can choose whichever method you like.
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If you want to download a file from an AWS S3 Bucket using Python, then you can use the sample codes below.
The codes below use AWS SDK for Python named boto3.
boto3 provides three methods to download a file.
- download_fileobj() – with multipart upload
Then for each method, you can use the client class or the resource class of boto3.
Both of the classes will be used for each of the methods above.
Note: All examples will work with any Python3 environment running in Windows, MacOS or Linux operating systems.
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