Plethora of 'Potter'

  March 23, 2005 at 11:59 PM ET
  Cheeser     Veritaserum (via amaztype)
  amaztype, harry potter amazon, amazon web services, amazon ecommerce


Dilly-dally in a deluge of books, movies and music related Harry Potter by using an unique new web tool called amaztypeopens in new window.

Give it a search term and it dynamically pulls merchandise art from Amazon, creating a patchwork of images that form an incredibly slick interface for exploring the results.

Try the phrase "Harry Potter" and start exploring!opens in new window

The tool uses a combination of Macromedia's Flash and Amazon E-Commerce Servicesopens in new window (formerly Amazon Web Services), a programming interface that allows third-party developers to create new ways to use Amazon's huge product catalog.

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