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aaronpk
aaronpk
I finally imported my amazon purchase history into my own database so I can search for past purchases by amount, which it turns out is a key component to how I do my accounting. Previously I was searching my email for amounts then clicking thru to see the order details because amazon s... aaronparecki.com
jonmolina
jonmolina

@aaronpk Wow what an awesome idea, I would love to do that. Do you mind if I ask how you accomplished that?

aaronpk
aaronpk
@jonmolina It's a hacky bit of code but it works. Amazon provides a CSV export of your orders, so I created a database that matches the columns in the CSV, then wrote an old-school HTML form to search a couple columns.
jonmolina
jonmolina

@aaronpk haha wonderful. Hacky but simple and it works. Thanks!

ton@m.tzyl.nl
ton@m.tzyl.nl

@aaronpk did you export it from amazon somehow, or grabbed it from your email archive? If exported from Amazon, how?