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ebay_de: Get details from German eBay auction pages

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ebay_de 1.0Freely DistributableE-Commerce, Web services
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This package is specific mainly for applications used in Germany Germany .

Inspired by the eBayAPI from Sunny Rajpal, this class is technically completely different and faster. All the information is gathered in one single loop. This class is for German eBay pages only (,
The function showdata() shows some relevant information about a given ebay auction. Caution: there are auctions that do not cooperate well with ebay_de and ebay_de will return wrong data or no data at all.

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Readme for ebay_de.php

Caution: There are some auctions, where this script does not work properly!
Please see the ebay_topangebote.php script. There are always some auctions
in between that do not work. Ebay_de does not return proper results in all
cases. Ebay_de.php worked fine for all auctions that my wife created for me
until now.

Hint: If you have trouble reading your auction data with ebay_de.php, let 
your wife enter the auction items into eBay.

1.) Include the class file in your script:

    include 'inc_ebay_de.php';
2. ) Create an instance of ebay_de (make an object)  
    $ebay = new ebay_de( '3619880818' );
The number in parantheses is the eBay auction number. 
You find the number in your eBay-url;item=3619880818
it is located after the string "item="
3. ) Use the function showdata() to show the significant data:

The function showdata can take 3 parameters:

 - a class name for the cells <td>
 - a class name for the header cell <th>
 - a target name

by default all parameters are empty. If you want to use the class names
you have to define a <style type="text/css">...</style> section in the 
<head> of your page.

Here is an example of the classes used in the page
where I promote a program:

<style type="text/css">
    font-size: x-small;
    color : navy;
    background-color: #ffffe8;
    font-size: small;
    color : navy;
    background-color: #ffffe8;
    font-weight: bold;

I use this classes with shodata() like this: 

  $ebay->showdata('smalltd', 'smallth', '_blank');
'_blank' is not a class but a special target name for a new browser

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File Role Description
Accessible without login Plain text file ebay_topangebote.php Example Show the auctions found on a ebay page with showdata()
Plain text file inc_ebay_de.php Class Get informations from a German eBay auction
Accessible without login Plain text file readme_ebay_de.txt Doc. How to use this class
Accessible without login Plain text file test_inc_ebay_de.php Example Implementation demo

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