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I would like to create a project in VB.NET that would go on Amazon and collect information such as price Author and everything about it. I can work out how to input the data and how to output the data but I am struggling with getting the data from Amazon. does anyone know how to do this and can you please tell me. thank you in advance Phil
Posted 18-Aug-11 4:54am

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Don't try to glean the information from the page. Amazon is constantly changing their site and the pages are dynamically generated.
 
It's expressly for this reason that they've created a product API that you can use to access the product data they host. Googling will find a ton of info for your project.
 
Here's an older link but it might point you in the right direction.
 
http://channel9.msdn.com/coding4fun/articles/Using-the-Amazon-Web-Service[^]
 
Cheers.
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