The eBay API SDK for Perl by Tim Keefer aims to simplify the programmatic interface into the eBay APIs. SDK classes include Trading API to authenticate access, Finding API to obtain eBay's next search options, Shopping API to access public eBay data, and Merchandising API to search available items on eBay considered popular among buyers. To configure the SDK information related to YAML and eBay credentials are available.
Google added location insights to its Google My Business API. The feature allows businesses to retrieve a number of searches, views and actions about a specific business location made from Google resources (e.g. Google Search, Google Maps). Developers can aggregate data for actionable insight.
This article is the first of a three part series from MLSDev that shows you how to build an eCommerce API using Ruby on Rails. In this part, readers are shown how to set up your API to populate your online store with the products that you will be selling. A Github project accompanies this series.