Developing Applications on the eBay Platform with PHP

For our October meeting, Adam Trachtenberg presented on “Developing Applications on the eBay Platform with PHP.” eBay provides a cross-platform XML-based API to help businesses participate in the eBay marketplace. PHP developers can leverage this API to integrate their applications with eBay. In this session, Adam demonstrated the capabilities of the eBay API as well as technical implementation details pertaining to eBay integration for businesses and solution providers.

Adam Trachtenberg is a Manager of Technical Evangelism at eBay, where he preaches the gospel of eBay to developers and businessmen around the globe. He is also the author of two books: “Upgrading to PHP 5″ and “PHP Cookbook,” both published by O’Reilly Media. He is a frequent speaker at conferences on PHP, and has written articles for c|Net, the O’Reilly Network, and PHP Magazine. Adam lives in San Francisco and has a B.A. and M.B.A. from Columbia University.