Racket 6.2 or newer.
The access keys for an Amazon Web Services account. (If you want to experiment but are concerned about cost, keep in mind that AWS has a free usage tier.)
To simply use the library you don't need to run the unit tests. But if you want to run them:
The tests require you to specify certain personal information in a dot file. See example-dot-aws-tests-data for more information.
rackunittests use the submodule feature added in Racket 5.3. Tests are inside
(module+ test ...)forms.
You can run the tests for one
raco test foo.rkt.
You can run tests for all files using
raco test -x .. (The
-xflag is important to avoid evaluating rkt files that have no
Be aware that the tests are extensive and will do significant data transfer with Amazon AWS. Although this shouldn't cost a lot of money, it will take some time for them to complete.