Skip to main content

Best Buy API Wrapper

Project description

https://img.shields.io/badge/pypi-2.7-green.svg https://img.shields.io/badge/version-0.5-blue.svg

This is a small python wrapper implementation for BestBuy API. This implementation does not cover all the APIs from BestBuy yet. As of now, it only supports the calls to the Products API and Categories API. Locations and Reviews API are in the making.

The wrapper doesn’t assume any design requirements on the user end. Queries to the API endpoints are done similar to what you would put in the browser with the convenience of having python prepare for you the query, url, and interpret the response.

NOTICE: This is a python library in the making. New features and bug fixes will be included. Feel free to add change anything you consider could be better or could extend the functionality of the library.

Features

  • Query Bulk BestBuy API
  • Query Products BestBuy API
  • Query Categories BestBuy API
  • Obtain queries result in JSON or XML

For details on how to use the Best Buy API go to: https://developer.bestbuy.com/documentation

Install

$ pip install BestBuyAPI

How to Product and Category APIs

>>> from bestbuy import BestBuyProductsAPI, BestBuyCategoryAPI
>>> bb_prod = BestBuyProductsAPI("YourSecretAPIKey")
>>> bb_cat = BestBuyCategoryAPI("YourSecretAPIKey")
>>>
>>> bb_prod.search(query="sku=9776457", format="json")
>>> bb_cat.search_by_id(category_id="abcat0011001", format="json")

How to Bulk API

>>> from bestbuy import BestBuyBulkAPI
>>> import zipfile, StringIO
>>> #import zipfile, io --> For python 3+
>>>
>>> bb_bulk = BestBuyBulkAPI("YourSecretAPIKey")
>>>
>>> response = bb_bulk.archive("categories", "json")
>>> zip_file = zipfile.ZipFile(StringIO.StringIO(response))
>>> # zip_file = zipfile.ZipFile(io.BytesIO(response)) --> For python 3+
>>> zip_file.extractall()

FAQ

  • Is there any difference between /api.bestbuy.com/ and api.remix.bestbuy.com?

    A:// This is the response from BestBuy Dev department: “There is no difference, they serve the same data - we just consolidated domains. The official url to use is api.bestbuy.com though.”

Any questions please feel free to email me at: luis@lv10.me

Project details


Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Filename, size & hash SHA256 hash help File type Python version Upload date
BestBuyAPI-0.0.51.tar.gz (5.3 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Source None Jan 7, 2016

Supported by

Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Google Google BigQuery Sentry Sentry Error logging AWS AWS Cloud computing DataDog DataDog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate StatusPage StatusPage Status page