Introducing eBay's Trading API - Setting Up

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This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Using eBay's API to Develop a Product Management App

Using eBay's API to Develop a Product Management App

  • Introducing eBay’s Trading API – Setting Up

In this tutorial series, I’ll walk you through Ebay’s Trading API. The Trading API allows you to build applications that can be used for selling in Ebay. Here are some examples of things you can do with the API:

  • retrieve store information
  • update store preferences
  • add products to a specific eBay store
  • end product listings
  • update product price
  • retrieve product information

In this tutorial, we’ll be creating an app that allows users to create a product on eBay through the use of the API.

Register an App

The first thing that you’ll need to do is register a developer account over at the eBay developer website.

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