Tagged: wishlist

Amazon Wishlist RSS

As a follow up to the post I did a bit back explaining how to write ruby code to talk to Amazon.com I have also built a site that makes it simple to get your Amazon.com Wishlist RSS. This should make your life a bit easier if you want to integrate your rss feed into your blog or site. It does embed my associates id. Feel free to change it if you have your own or leave it if you are feeling generous. Enjoy.

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Amazon Wishlist RSS, Ruby and Signing/Authenticating your Requests

UPDATE: If you don't want to bother with the code and instead would just like to get your Amazon.com Wishlist rss you can go here.

I've been playing with the Amazon API lately. At first I just wanted to get the RSS feed to my wish list and I followed the direction in this article on the Amazon developer site. Don't bother with that article. This one on xml.com is a bit out of date, but still useful. Getting the RSS feed for your profile on most sites is a pretty simple process. On Amazon it's not. It's a total pain in the butt. Shame on them for not making this process easier. I shouldn't have to interact with a full API just to gain access to an RSS feed. Also, for any Amazon people out there would you mind keeping your documentation up to date or at least marking old articles as invalid so that I don't waste my time with stuff that doesn't work anymore?.

OK so you don't actually care about all the crap you just want the guts. I took the basic struc...

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