Prerequisites - Amazon SDK for JavaScript
Services or capabilities described in Amazon Web Services documentation might vary by Region. To see the differences applicable to the China Regions, see Getting Started with Amazon Web Services in China.

The Amazon SDK for JavaScript version 3 (v3) is a rewrite of v2 with some great new features, including modular architecture. For more information, see the Amazon SDK for JavaScript v3 Developer Guide.


Before you use the Amazon SDK for JavaScript, determine whether your code needs to run in Node.js or web browsers. After that, do the following:

  • For Node.js, install Node.js on your servers if it is not already installed.

  • For web browsers, identify the browser versions you need to support.