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Published: January 23 2008, 2:44:00 PMUpdated: November 28 2020, 4:05:26 PM

How should I access the eBay Trading Web Services using Visual Studio 2008?

Summary 

In Visual Studio 2008, it now gives you the option of adding a service reference.  However, for eBay Trading Web Services, you will need to add a web reference instead, to be able to make the calls.


Detailed Description

Here are the steps for adding the web reference:

1.  Right click on your project in the Solutions Explorer and choose Add Service Reference.
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2.  Click on the Advanced button
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3.  Click on Add Web Service Reference
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4.  Enter the URL for the latest version of the WSDL and click go
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5.  It will find one service - ebaySvc and set the web reference name to com.ebay.developer
     If you choose, you can change the name
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6.  Click on Add Reference.

Now you can add invoke the required call as demonstarted in this KB article:
.NET sample in C# for making a SOAP call to a non-US site


 Version Info  

Visual Studio Version 2008


Additional Resources

Microsoft Visual Studio

 

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