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Send data into an SQS queue


var hatchet = require("hatchet");
hatchet.send("create_event", {
  dimensions: {
    user_id: 1234
}, function(err, data) {
  console.log("we sent a message!");


hatchet is configured only using environment variables. If any of these are not present, then hatchet will not do anything

  • AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID - Used by aws-sdk
  • AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY - Used by aws-sdk
  • HATCHET_APP_NAME - The name of the app
  • HATCHET_QUEUE_REGION - The AWS region that the Hatchet SQS lives in. Probably us-east-1
  • HATCHET_QUEUE_URL - The SQS URL used by Hatchet