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.
Which APIs are the most popular with developers? There are a lot of ways to come to an answer; this month we are using our directory data to offer one. Every API in our directory has a track functionality and by looking at the data we can see which APIs our readers have shown the most interest in.
Online advertising can be a complicated world for developers. Luckily, ProgrammableWeb has an entire category dedicated to Advertising APIs. This article examines eleven of the most popular Advertising APIs listed on ProgrammableWeb according to website traffic from our users.
While brick-and-mortar shopping is not dead, it certainly isn't surviving without it's eCommerce counterparts. Powering eCommerce technology are Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs. Here, we take a look at some notable eCommerce APIs that can be found in the ProgrammableWeb directory.