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A Pretty Amazon Wishlist with Python

Until yesterday I’d never written a python script. Now, with the help of the pyAmazon library I’ve written a really short little script to retrieve my wishlist from Amazon.co.uk and save it as a HTML file. The difference is that I can include pictures of the items which amazon leaves out of their wishlist page. Now I can print it out and keep it with me for those occasions I’m in a book shop, cash-in-hand and lacking inspiration (sadly, this doesn’t happen often).

As A Bite of Python says:

Python is probably one of the first programming languages out there which is both simple and powerful, which is good for both beginners as well as experts, and importantly, fun to program with