Amazon’s Product Advertising API provides programmatic access to Amazon’s product selection and discovery functionality. it has search and look up capabilities, provides information on products and other features such as Customer Reviews, Similar Products, Wish Lists and New and Used listings.
This module offers a light-weight access to the latest version of the Amazon Product Advertising API without getting in your way. All requests are signed as required since August 15, 2009.
More information about the API can be found at https://affiliate-program.amazon.com/gp/advertising/api/detail/main.html
This module is still undergoing development. The support for the Amazon Product API is currently limited to a number of operations:
More functionality is to follow as development progresses.
The easiest way to get the python bindings is if you have setuptools installed.
Without setuptools, it’s still pretty easy. Download the .tgz file from Cheeseshop, untar it and run:
python setup.py install
You’ll also find binaries there to make your life easier if you happen to use a Windows system.
The development version is available bitbucket.org. Feel free to clone the repository and add your own features.
hg clone http://bitbucket.org/basti/python-amazon-product-api/
If you like what you see, drop me a line at basti at redtoad dot de.