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Recommendations API Section Client Library - Java - Version 2013-04-01

About this Library

  • Based on the 2013-04-01 API version.
  • Refers only to the MWSRecommendationsJavaClientLibrary-2013-04-01 file.

What's New?

For information about the latest updates to the client libraries for the Recommendations API section, see "Client library updates" in the Recommendations API section reference.

Package Content

Directory Overview
dist Binary distribution of API-specific library, shared runtime library, and binary versions of third-party dependencies.
src Source distribution of API-specific library, including samples.
runtime-src Source distribution of shared runtime library.


  • A Professional Selling Plan or another Amazon account that makes you eligible to use Amazon Marketplace Web Service (Amazon MWS).
  • Registering for Amazon MWS. For more information, see the Amazon MWS FAQ.
  • Java Platform Standard Edition 6.0 Development Kit (JDK 1.6.0_19) or newer. If your version of the JDK is older than 6.0, you must install the newer version. For more information, go to the Java SE Downloads page.

Quick Start

The library comes with code samples for each operation of the API section. To get started with the library, follow these steps:

  1. Extract the MWSRecommendationsJavaClientLibrary-2013-04-01 file into a working directory.
  2. Configure the project for your environment.
  3. Set your MWS endpoint by uncommenting the correct endpoint for your locale.
  4. Set your Access Key ID and Secret Access Key.
  5. Set your Application or Company Name and Version Number.
  6. Set your Marketplace ID and Merchant ID.
  7. Run a sample by uncommenting the appropriate sections of code.