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XML Sample application: Finding API call from windows using VB.NET - findItemsByCategory

  • Answer ID 2069
  • Published 06/19/2012 06:58 AM
  • Updated 10/20/2013 06:42 AM
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XML Sample application: Finding API call from windows using VB.NET - findItemsByCategory


Summary

This tool is a console application written in VB.NET that helps you retrieve listings via the Finding API. It makes a call to findItemsByCateogry to search for items in the specified eBay category.


For example, if our search is based on a specified category you need to use findItemsByCateogry call with the required categoryID in <category> tag.

You can use this as a reference sample for executing Finding API calls from your own application.

How to run the sample:

1. Unzip the contents of the zip file, FindingAPI_WindowsSample.zip, into your local directory.

2. Open the FindingAPI_WindowsSample.vbproj with Visual Studio

3. Update the X-EBAY-SOA-SECURITY-APPNAME in Module1.vb file with your ApplicationID

Attachment

Attached is a Visual Studio .NET 2005 command line project in VB.NET that shows how to make the Finding API findItemsByCateogry call to search items by a keyword query using XML POST request.


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