Net::Amazon::Request - Baseclass for requests to Amazon's web service
my $req = Net::Amazon::Request::XXX->new( [ type => 'Large', ] [ page => $start_page, ] [ mode => $mode, ] [ offer => 'All', ] [ sort => $sort_type, ] );
Don't use this class directly, use derived classes (like
Net::Amazon::Request::ASIN, etc.) instead to specify the type of request and its parameters.
However, there's a bunch of parameters to the constructor that all request types have in common, here they are:
Large, but can also be set to
Largetype provides everything in
Mediumas well as music track information, customer reviews, similar products, offers, and accessory data, i.e. the kitchen sink.
Mediumtype provides everything in
Smallas well as sales rank, editorial reviews, and image URLs.
Smalltype provies ASIN, product title, creator (author, artist, etc.), product group, URL, and manufacturer.
books, but can be set to other catalog values.
1, but can be set to a different number to start with a different result page. Used in conjunction with the
max_pagesparameter of the
pageis the offset,
max_pagesis the maximum number of pages pulled in starting at
salesrank, but search results can be sorted in various ways, depending on the type of product returned by the search. Search results may be sorted by the following criteria:
Alphabetical (A-Z and Z-A)
Price (High to Low and Low to High)
Publication or Release Date
Average Customer Review
Consult Net::Amazon::Request::Sort for details.
To receive values for the fields
offer => "All".
Mike Schilli, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Copyright 2003 by Mike Schilli <email@example.com>
This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.