Amazon Web Services and Amazon Light

Amazon has been fiddling with XML and its API for a while, but finally got around to releasing the “ Web Services

The Google API like interface has already spawned cool new interfaces for – like Amazon Light, which I have to admit – might very well become my favorite access to

[Via Dave Winer]

5 Responses to Amazon Web Services and Amazon Light

  1. coma2mario July 18, 2002 at 10:47 am #

    I’m currently playing around with a flash frontend for Amazon. This is still in a very early stage:

  2. Jarle July 18, 2002 at 1:34 pm #

    Very cool, looking forward to seeing the implementation evolve :-)

  3. Jeff July 18, 2002 at 6:03 pm #

    Here are some older ones. Have to redo them both – ie MXify them:

    – Done in Flash 5, but when I get a chance I’ll upgrade it to MX with some major improvements.

    Also in Flash 5 – But ah whenever I get some actual free time I’ll upgrade it as well.

    Anyways some fun stuff and so many possibilities.

    and a interesting post.

  4. Calin Uioreanu November 27, 2002 at 11:52 am #


    I was reading this:

    I think it could drive developers into the webservices!

    You can see a full implementation of the REST (XML-RPC API) interface of Amazon Web Services, online in this shop:

    Created with PHP, Amazon Webservices version 2 and using a caching layer. Features search, categories search (try searching for “digital camera” in the camera shop), 3-4 level deep categories listings, product features, reviews, chatting, and also product features and prices comparisons

    Calin Uioreanu

    Director of the simplest shop

  5. SEO student May 30, 2004 at 8:47 am #

    How do you use Amazon Light to create content for your site?