This Amazon Product Advertising Ruby library offers support for the Amazon Web Services API. Besides AWS, the Ruby library additionally backs up amazon.co.uk, amazon.de, amazon.fr, amazon.ca, and amazon.co.jp. Such international sites can benefit from browsing operations like CustomerContent, SellerListing, and TransactionLookup; shopping cart ops like CartCreate, CartAdd, and CartModify; and supplementary batch requests.
Why, you may ask, would Zappos--which you probably know as that online shoe store with the great return policy--need an API, much less a developer platform? Well, Zappos doesn't just sell shoes these days; they also carry men's and women's clothing, handbags, housewares, and other related products. And if there's one thing online shoppers love, it's new ways to shop.
Shopping isn't necessarily particular for this audience, but have you ever tried to help your parents or non tech-savvy friends try to shop for a computer? SalesClark aims to combine several online shop APIs (such as Amazon and Commission Junction) to build a tool that you can sit your mom down with and help her find a computer.