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Published: March 31 2005, 1:00:00 AMUpdated: November 28 2020, 1:23:04 PM

Sample Code - Using a Web Reference to the eBay WSDL in VB.NET


Summary

The Attached File VBNET-WebRef-Sample.zip contains a sample project that references the eBay WSDL and lists an item by making a SOAP call to AddItem.



Detailed Description

The enclosed sample project displays a sample AddItem console which is built from a VB.NET Web Reference to the eBay WSDL. This sample demonstrates the basic connection components and AddItemRequest components necessary to create an auction listing using a VB.NET Web Reference. 

Functionality Demonstrated
  • creating and configuring a SOAPService object
  • generating the appropriate request URL for the SOAP request
  • specifying standard input properties
  • specifying listing enhancements
  • specifying multiple self-hosted images
  • error handling
  • displaying listing fees

Usage Instructions 

  • Load the SoapSample.sln in Visual Studio .NET 
  • Update the Web Reference by right-clicking the com.ebay.developer Web Reference
  • In the application, Specify your Sandbox Developer Keys, Sandbox Token
  • If appropriate, update the WSDL version
  • Compile and Execute the project

    If you want to execute the request in production, specify your Production Keys, Production Token and change the Server URL to https://api.ebay.com/wsapi

Version Info 

The code example above was based on the versions specified below:

API Schema Version 553
Visual Studio .NET Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003


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