How do you fake sqs in NODEJS

Amazon SQS is a queue service to have a produce and consume message patten in any applications.

Since Amazon SQS is a SASS Service, During development,Fake SQS is required to test messages for Amazon SQS.

Fake SQS Nodejs Example

First create a node project

npm init -y

Create a index.js file and below lines of code

  • Import fake-sqs and aws-sdk into the file
const SQSServer = require("fake-sqs");
const AWS = require("aws-sdk");
  • Create a Fake SQS server with ports and optional hosts
const server = new SQSServer(opts);

port: can be zero or any custom port given bootstrap() method

You can start the server using

await server.bootstrap();

Next, Create SQS connection with all region, accessKeyId and Secret key details all details

const sqs = new AWS.SQS({
  region: "us-west-2",
  sslEnabled: false,
  accessKeyId: "456",
  secretAccessKey: "asdfa",
  apiVersion: "2023-01-05",