Download Orders From Amazon Shop (New Method)

null both of the pertinant addresses are in a bookmark folder in FF called “suck”.


Procedure ...
  1. Request a New Order Report from Amazon:   Number of Days: 1 usually unless i skipped a day
  2. wait for it
  3. Downoad the text file to local downloads
  4. FTP using bookmark “manual suck” … downloads matched with db
  5. delete the last amazonraw.text
  6. Rename the downloaded file to amazonraw.txt
  7. Hit my program amazonRetrieve.php which will add to the orders file online suck as normal

Note we still need to program for multiple items per order.

Comments


apparently it’s back to this method,  the #mws  method started failing on volume just as it did the previous years … see Amazon MWS error.

so these have changed since last year …

old field positions …
  1. order-id    
  2. order-item-id    
  3. purchase-date    
  4. payments-date    
  5. buyer-email    
  6. buyer-name    
  7. buyer-phone-number    
  8. sku    
  9. product-name    
  10. quantity-purchased    
  11. item-price    
  12. item-tax    
  13. shipping-price    
  14. shipping-tax    
  15. ship-service-level    
  16. recipient-name    
  17. ship-address-1    
  18. ship-address-2    
  19. ship-address-3    
  20. ship-city    
  21. ship-state    
  22. ship-postal-code    
  23. ship-country    
  24. ship-phone-number    
  25. sales-channel    
  26. item-promotion-discount    
  27. item-promotion-id    
  28. ship-promotion-discount    
  29. ship-promotion-id

new field positions …
  1. order-id    
  2. order-item-id    
  3. purchase-date    
  4. payments-date    
  5. buyer-email    
  6. buyer-name    
  7. buyer-phone-number    
  8. sku    
  9. product-name    
  10. quantity-purchased    
  11. currency    
  12. item-price    
  13. item-tax    
  14. shipping-price    
  15. shipping-tax    
  16. ship-service-level    
  17. recipient-name    
  18. ship-address-1    
  19. ship-address-2    
  20. ship-address-3    
  21. ship-city    
  22. ship-state    
  23. ship-postal-code    
  24. ship-country    
  25. ship-phone-number    
  26. item-promotion-discount    
  27. item-promotion-id    
  28. ship-promotion-discount    
  29. ship-promotion-id    
  30. delivery-start-date    
  31. delivery-end-date    
  32. delivery-time-zone    
  33. delivery-Instructions    
  34. sales-channel


 

Really? A modern system is sensitive to field position? I haven’t seen a system that cares about field position since the 90’s. Odd that Amazon would have one.

Well the #mws system, which stops working when the volume gets too high around this time of year, was not sensitive to position – most likely some buffering situation that i did not program totally correctly couple years ago – or my misuse of a amazon feature.   This fall back file that i must use to get my orders today is just really designed for humans to read into a spread sheet.  The problem is that the spread sheet columns changed as amazon went to a new system several months ago.   There are lots of ways that amazon’s IT is retarded … don’t get me started.  I adapt and keep going.   No sense in worrying about shit like that, eh?   external circumstances happen and i #swim through them … no right or wrong of any matter here.

null the kewl part is that i was able to paste the field names from the old file and the new file into fastblogit and use the numbering to figure out exactly which lines of code in my program to change.  null … not to mention retrieve this old procedure from fastblogit and redeploy it.  
… #done → seth … well i still have to test it.
 
#kudos → seth for inventing that way of fixing the situation … even though i probably won’t get credit for my kudos on the leaderboard null


The way I generally write code like this is that, if it is not already in JSON format, I only write a converter to convert whatever it is to JSON, which there is already pluggable code for that for almost anything out there now anyway, and then deal with everything as 100% JSON.

JSON is super simple and human readable and text editor editable and all that ever needs modifying later, when their code changes, is the usually very simple conversion code. Virtually all modern laguanges including JavaScript, PHP, Phython, Java, Perl, C#, etc. all can deal with JSON directly … and ancient systems such as Excel, or Visual Basic, or MsAccess based ones can easily convert JSON to their own formats internally.

#json is great null.  

In this case using it was not indicated.   This  circumstance was shipping  our orders for the next several weeks within 24 hours of their receipt – which contingency is established by Amazon.   I managed to change about 6 characters in the program i wrote a couple years ago and then shipped Saturday’s orders on time.  Thinking about doing it in JSON would not have helped. 

Not at this point, I agree. I wrote my statement of authentic magical programming in JSON for any future project you may encounter. Then, you can do these things as well as I do. The learning curve you encounter at first will be quickly surmounted and you will rejoice in the results and easy future maintence.

(Notice I wrote this without #FirstPersonRules … and thus it really shines! … Instead of being a dull ego moderated treatment … it is a bountiful ego enriched proclamation of what you can achieve!) Your ego, of course, will scream “bloody murder”, but that is your baby to care for … you don’t have to bow to it. You can live free!

In the turbulent flow of interaction there is no way that i will always speak with #FirstPersonRules … we would be in violent agreement as to not always doing that.  But when things get very radically confused between me and others,  like being confused about where i end and you begin as we interact, then i have found that speaking with #integrity only for myself will clarify the situation.

For example, the one sentence that you wrote above in the first person is the one sentence that rings true loud and clear over here … “I wrote my statement of authentic magical programming in JSON for any future project you may encounter.”.   That was the sentence that really meant something to me. 


That is possible. At the same time, anytime you are tempted to shout #MadeUpShit, you are most likely being ridden by your ego and not coming from your true spark of authentic self. You are simply finding the balance and compromise, with your own ego, finding a nice feeling place where you are not in conflict with your ego’s demands.

When you are coming from that place of authentic spark of your true self, there is never a feeling that someone is dissing you, or making anything up about you, there is only a feeling of joy in participation and an almost unbearable confidence in your own well being and ability to respond authentically and be received authentically.

(Lot’s of “yous” in this for sure, and that is authentic and desirable … because this is about you and should be triggering the holy shit out of your ego … if you can’t reign your ego when spoken to like this … you, are not ready to take flight with your ego as your ally instead of your master)

But this is really about where you end and i begin, where i end and you begin … so it really should be said with #FirstPersonRules.   Let me see if i can find something that you said in that which #RingsTrue over here …
 
That is possible. At the same time, anytime you are tempted to shout #MadeUpShit, you are most likely being ridden by your ego and not coming from your true spark of authentic self. You are simply finding the balance and compromise, with your own ego, finding a nice feeling place where you are not in conflict with your ego’s demands.

When you are coming from that place of authentic spark of your true self, there is never a feeling that someone is dissing you, or making anything up about you, there is only a feeling of joy in participation and an almost unbearable confidence in your own well being and ability to respond authentically and be received authentically.

(Lot’s of “yous” in this for sure, and that is authentic and desirable … because this is about you and should be triggering the holy shit out of your ego … if you can’t reign your ego when spoken to like this … you, are not ready to take flight with your ego as your ally instead of your master)

Okay i hear what you said authentically in the first person.   I have one question about it. 

Is it really “about me” or is it really “about you” ?

And thus you circle again, forever trapped inside that box you are afraid to exit … the one your ego has built for you. Such is so. I will not make these left turns with you, or make nice with your ego. I desire to interact with your authentic self.

I desire to interact with your authentic self.

nathan

Then Interact with what i actually say and do myself.  

Stop listening to your ego, whispering into your ear that I don’t. Until you stop having the impulse that I #MadeUpShit about you, I am not communicating with your authentic self, but only your ego entities. When I am actually communicating with your authentic self, there will be no indication, to you, or to me, that anything is being made up. Feeling that way is not possible without the ego being in the drivers seat.

Well nathan,  it not my #ego that is “whispering into my ear” that you #MakeShitUp  about me … it is right there sensed from many of  the words that you have written about me in the last weeks.  That stuff i know for a fact is not  my authentic self.  It is true as you say, that “indication” will not be sensed when you stop doing it.  Those are the simple facts that i observe over here.

But i agree … certainly our #Ego’s are involved in this connundrum.  Were there no separation between us …  were we have had the same history … were we essentially the same person with no separate volition …  then there would be no such care about making up stories about ourself.   But that is not the natural situation that is occuring.  You are not me, i am not you, nor am i a reflection of you, nor are you a reflection of me.     I predict that if you give up your beliefs to the contrary, this will becomes very clear. 

Your isolationist attitude makes simple things very difficult. It is simply not that difficult. People are not so isolated as you would rather be.

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the bad news today is that the new method seems to have stopped working null
the good news today is the the old method seems to have started working null

well this fucked up again … oh well … we will sort it out ...

 … → JavaScript and JSON … just saying. I know you don’t get that in the context of what you think you are doing, but there might just be a more fun verse out there that you are not tuning into because you think circumstances are fixed.  

wrong thought nathan … this one is about me sucking in amazon orders … shit happens even over there null … try making up shit for amazon null

I have worked with amazon. And I have worked with your code for many years. I am pretty sure I do know exactly what I am talking about.  

But hey, you would rather struggle with the circumstances in the verse you are creating linearly, I get that too. If you change your mind, let me know.

interesting we are knee deep in this shit null … happening while reltime images are emerging on thoughts.


Shit happens!

Forest Gump


p.s. I eventually want to port widgets to comments too. But they should be cherry in thoughts before attempting to do that.


nathan ,  i don’t think that it should be woth the same for a person to credit themselves like (“#done → seth”) as if sombody else gifted them.   And they certainly should not get credit for both their gift and their gifting.  But it should be worth at least half of a gift.  

That is what i want and that is what is exciting for me to reflect in my profile of activity here … you can #control what happens as you are in that role here currently just according to your own desires with no #concern for what i want.  Apparently you think you have that power,  the damage to our #SocialFabric notwistanding.