The Amazon Product Advertising PHP Library by Jan Eichhorn is based on PHP REST and SOAP using the Product Advertising API. It is made to be flexible for using built in operations (such as Item Search) or implemented operations to fit developers' needs.
Diffbot, a startup known for its data mining services, released a new API that will scan an e-commerce shopping page and parse information on a particular product. Developers can use the API in their web and mobile apps to find the best price on different sites, track merchandise availability or even migrate shopping sites to new platforms without having to deal with backend integration.
APIs are a core component of digital transformation initiatives that enable companies to conduct business at scale. Recently Gail Frederick of eBay provided another proof point of this by sharing the story of how the eBay Buy APIs surpassed the $1 billion mark in cumulative GMB.
A late night and the spark of an idea were all Alex Stone needed to get started on his site to track and share DVDs amongst friends. And the project took him less than 10 hours, because all the content, from DVD titles to images and descriptions, come from Best Buy Remix (our Best Buy Remix API profile).