eBay offers an SDK for the Java community codebase project. The main benefits of this kit include simplifying development processes using the eBay API, saving time by offering easy modules, and enhancing payment functionality and inventory management. The SDK allows users to work with Java to make API calls in the eBay Trading XML API.
When Amazon recently implemented what it calls "efficiency guidelines" in its Amazon Product Advertising API, the online retail giant took some developers by surprise. The change was meant to limit access to sites that did not send buying customers. However, a change to your code is required to ensure that you receive the correct level of access. Those that didn't make the change were subjected to the lowest limits. For some, that meant lost revenue--both to the developer and Amazon.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Astronomy, Backup, Advertising, and Recognition. Highlighted are three new Payments APIs including the Openbucks cash alternative payment service API. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.