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Introducing my Amazon Web Service: Find Your Profile, View Your Wishlist or Reviews

September 15th, 2009

My online portfolio is increasingly scattered through the internet (reviews and wishlist are on Amazon, source code on github / Google Projects, resume on LinkedIn, and so on). I’ve been working on a couple services that will eventually pull my portfolio together while keeping a single point of reference, and… I’m sharing these services.

Introducing my Amazon Web Service.

How it works.

Basically if you have a Wishlist or a Review list on Amazon you can:

Discover your profile – retrieve your ListId (for WishLists) or CustomerId (for Reviews):

Discovery URI:



Request: http://adam.kahtava.com/services/amazon/discover/user/adam-kahtava.xml


<Profile xmlns="http://adam.kahtava.com/services/amazon" xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">

View your Reviews - retrieve your Reviews by username or Amazon CustomerId.

By customerId URI:


By username URI:



Request: http://adam.kahtava.com/services/amazon/reviews/id/A2JM0EQJELFL69.xml


<Reviews xmlns="http://adam.kahtava.com/services/amazon" xmlns:i="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
    <Authors>Eric Evans</Authors>
    <AuthorsMLA>Evans Eric.</AuthorsMLA>
    <Content>Through this book Evan's ...

View your Wishlist - view your Wishlist by username or Amazon ListId.

By listId URI:


By username URI:



Request: http://adam.kahtava.com/services/amazon/wishlist/user/adam-kahtava.json


[{"ASIN":"0471467413","Authors":"Mostafa Abd-El-Barr, Hesham El-Rewini", ...

So now what?

Head on over to my Reviews and Reading List pages. These pages make use of the data from this service. I should also mention that, this service was built on a previous iteration of my Amazon Web Service (How To Display Your Amazon Reviews and Wish List Using Amazon’s Web Services).

Contribute, view, or download the openly available source code here.

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