Why is it so incredibly difficult to run simple queries against sold items on ebay? I have an idea for a small application for personal use and apparently pulling down pricing data for sold items via the ebay api is almost impossible...if not truly impossible. Can someone shed some light in this?
I have a solution to this problem for people that want an easy-to-use API for data on completed eBay items. It scrapes eBay and will return the average price of all found items as well as all individual listing details found. I just released the API. It is very new and I am open to all constructive criticism. Every few hours a captcha is required to be solved by eBay, but this will be automatically solved by the API. A captcha is only required once every few hours, but should not affect the success rate or results of the data. It does cost money to outsource captcha solving API's so I do charge for the API. Let me know if you guys like the API and if you think the price is fair, etc. :)
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