Shlomi Fish

NAME

XML::Amazon - Perl extension for getting information from Amazon

VERSION

version 0.13

SYNOPSIS

        use XML::Amazon;

        my $amazon = XML::Amazon->new(token => AMAZON-ID, sak => Secret Access Key, locale => 'uk');

        my $item = $amazon->asin('0596101058');## ASIN access

        if ($amazon->is_success){
                print $item->title;
        }

        my $items = $amazon->search(keywords => 'Perl');## Search by 'Perl'

        foreach my $item ($items->collection){
        my $title = $item->title;
        utf8::encode($title);
        print $title . "¥n";
        }

DESCRIPTION

XML::Amazon provides a simple way to get information from Amazon. XML::Amazon can connect to US, JP, UK, FR, DE and CA.

USAGE

XML::Amazon->new(token => AMAZON-ID, associate => ASSOCIATE-ID, sak => Secret Access Key, locale => UK)

Creates a new empty XML::Amazon object. You should specify your Amazon Web Service ID and Secret Access Key (which can be obteined thorough http://www.amazon.com/gp/aws/registration/registration-form.html). You can also specify your locale (defalut: US; you can choose us, uk, jp, fr, de, ca) and your Amazon associate ID (default: webservices-20, which is Amazon default).

$XML_Amazon->asin(ASIN)

Returns an XML::Amazon::Item object whose ASIN is as given.

$XML_Amazon->search(keywords => 'Perl', page => '2', type => 'Books')

Returns an XML::Amazon::Collection object. i<type> can be Blended, Books, Music, DVD, etc.

$XML_Amazon->is_success

Returns 1 when successful, otherwise 0.

$XML_Amazon_Collection->total_results, $XML_Amazon_Collection->total_pages, $XML_Amazon_Collection->current_page

Returns as such.

$XML_Amazon_Collection->collection

Returns a list of XML::Amazon::Item objects.

$XML_Amazon_Item->title

$XML_Amazon_Item->made_by

Returns authors when the item is a book, and likewise.

$XML_Amazon_Item->publisher

$XML_Amazon_Item->url

$XML_Amazon_Item->image(size)

Returns the URL of the cover image. size can be s, m, or l.

$XML_Amazon_Item->price

SEE ALSO

AUTHOR

Yusuke Sugiyama, <ally@blinkingstar.net>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2009 by Yusuke Sugiyama

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.6 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.

AUTHOR

Shlomi Fish <shlomif@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2016 by Shlomi Fish.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/Bugs.html?Dist=XML-Amazon or by email to bug-test-runvalgrind@rt.cpan.org.

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.

SUPPORT

Perldoc

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

  perldoc XML::Amazon

Websites

The following websites have more information about this module, and may be of help to you. As always, in addition to those websites please use your favorite search engine to discover more resources.

Bugs / Feature Requests

Please report any bugs or feature requests by email to bug-xml-amazon at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Report.html?Queue=XML-Amazon. You will be automatically notified of any progress on the request by the system.

Source Code

The code is open to the world, and available for you to hack on. Please feel free to browse it and play with it, or whatever. If you want to contribute patches, please send me a diff or prod me to pull from your repository :)

https://github.com/shlomif/perl-XML-Amazon

  git clone https://github.com/shlomif/perl-XML-Amazon.git