Python2 script for emailing when an Amazon price drops
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Amazon Price Alert script

This script will send you an email when the price for a specific item on Amazon drops beneath a certain threshold

Dependencies:

  • Python 2
  • BeautifulSoup4 (the pip package is called bs4)
  • requests
  • smtplib
  • MIMEText
  • ConfigParser

Usage:

  1. Duplicate config_example.ini and rename it to config.ini
  2. Add correct Amazon product settings to config.ini
  3. Add correct email server settings to config.ini
  4. Run the script via python amazon_price.py
  5. You may wish to add this to crontab (*nix) or configure a Scheduled Task (Windows)