Amazon Product Advertising API

Amazon Product Advertising
What was formerly the ECS - eCommerce Service - has been renamed the Product Advertising API. Through this API developers can retrieve product information. The API exposes Amazon's product data and e-commerce functionality. This allows developers, web site publishers and others to leverage the Amazon Product Discovery features that Amazon uses to power its own business, and potentially make money as an Amazon affiliate. Additionally, the API has features allowing developers to advertise proucts, let users search for Amazon products and help users discover Amazon products. Both REST and SOAP APIs are provided, this profile is for the REST API.
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Amazon Product Advertising "Introduction to AWS for C# Developers" Source Code
This Amazon Product Advertising API sample provides "Introduction to AWS for C# Developers" source code.
Amazon Product Advertising API Signed Requests Sample Code - Perl REST/QUERY Source Code
This Amazon Product Advertising API source code demonstrates how to use Perl to send a signed REST/Query request.
Amazon Product Advertising API Signed Requests Sample Code - C# SOAP Source Code
This Amazon Product Advertising API\ source code demonstrates how to use C# tp send a signed SOAP request.
Amazon Product Advertising API Signed Requests Sample Code - C# REST/QUERY Source Code
This C# code sample demonstrates a signed REST/Query request made to Amazon Product Advertising API.
Amazon Product Advertising API Signed Requests Sample Code - Java SOAP Source Code
This Amazon Product Advertising API source code demonstrates how to use JAVA language so send a signed SOAP request.
Amazon Product Advertising API Signed Requests JAVA Rest/Query Source Code
This sample code demonstrates how to use JAVA language to send Amazon Product Advertising API a signed REST/Query.
Python Wrapper for Amazon eCommerce API
From the site:PyAWS is a Python wrapper for Amazon eCommerce. It is designed to pave the way for Python developers to interactivate AWS. This project is forked from the code base of pyamazon. The Amazone E-Commerce Services is supported.
Video Tutorial ASP.NET Mashups
Create an Amazon storefront using PHP
Jaaps Amazon Scripts
Good set of PHP scripts for AWS and extensive links to other scripts and AWS resources.
APIs Make Money For Amazon
Amazon Web Services Code Samples
Full code samples from Amazon's site. Languages include Java, Perl, ASP.NET in C# and VB.
AWS Zone
Amazon Web Services Blog
Amazon Product Advertising Node.js Library by Dmitry Mazuro The Amazon Product Advertising Node.js Library by Dmitry Mazuro allows developers to integrate the...
Amazon Product Advertising Ruby Library by Amazon This Amazon Product Advertising Ruby library offers support for the Amazon Web Services API....
Amazon Product Advertising Node.js Library by Amazon This Amazon Product Advertising library in Node.js supports APA API and request signatures. The...
Amazon Product Advertising PHP Library by Amazon This Amazon Product Advertising library includes ApaiIO, a PHP library that fetches the API using...
Amazon Product Advertising PHP Library by Jan Eichhorn The Amazon Product Advertising PHP Library by Jan Eichhorn is based on PHP REST and SOAP using the...
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