Most marketplaces disclose their APIs so that eCommerce applications and software solutions can access e-store data. Businesses, for their part, must integrate with APIs in order to gain access to the previously mentioned store data. APIs serve as a link between your system and the databases of the marketplace. As a result, marketplace integration is a must for gaining access to the client’s store data.
The latest Buy and Sell APIs from eBay allow developers to give buyers and sellers a unified, integrated experience throughout their entire commerce workflow. eBay’s APIs show how the company is using technology to speed up and disrupt commerce. The latest APIs from eBay are meant to follow industry best practices. They employ OAuth 2.0 for authentication, JSON payloads, and RESTful design principles in their APIs.
They were intended to assure data consistency across all purchasing and selling tools, including eBay’s own tools and applications, as well as those created by buyers, sellers, and third-party developers. They hope to achieve a more seamless, connected experience for buyers and sellers as they move from application to device to system and beyond as part of their evolving commerce workflow by taking this approach.