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curl -iX POST https://api.shipengine.com/v1/labels \
-H 'API-Key: __YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__' \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-d '{
  "shipment": {
    "service_code": "usps_priority_mail",
    "ship_to": {
      "name": "Amanda Miller",
      "phone": "555-555-5555",
      "address_line1": "525 S Winchester Blvd",
      "city_locality": "San Jose",
      "state_province": "CA",
      "postal_code": "95128",
      "country_code": "US",
      "address_residential_indicator": "yes"
    },
    "ship_from": {
      "name": "John Doe",
      "phone": "111-111-1111",
      "company_name": "Example Corp.",
      "address_line1": "4009 Marathon Blvd",
      "address_line2": "Suite 300",
      "city_locality": "Austin",
      "state_province": "TX",
      "postal_code": "78756",
      "country_code": "US",
      "address_residential_indicator": "no"
    },
    "packages": [
      {
        "weight": {
          "value": 20,
          "unit": "ounce"
        }
      }
    ]
  }
}'

 

POST /v1/labels HTTP/1.1
Host: api.shipengine.com
API-Key: __YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "shipment": {
    "service_code": "usps_priority_mail",
    "ship_to": {
      "name": "Amanda Miller",
      "phone": "555-555-5555",
      "address_line1": "525 S Winchester Blvd",
      "city_locality": "San Jose",
      "state_province": "CA",
      "postal_code": "95128",
      "country_code": "US",
      "address_residential_indicator": "yes"
    },
    "ship_from": {
      "name": "John Doe",
      "phone": "111-111-1111",
      "company_name": "Example Corp.",
      "address_line1": "4009 Marathon Blvd",
      "address_line2": "Suite 300",
      "city_locality": "Austin",
      "state_province": "TX",
      "postal_code": "78756",
      "country_code": "US",
      "address_residential_indicator": "no"
    },
    "packages": [
      {
        "weight": {
          "value": 20,
          "unit": "ounce"
        }
      }
    ]
  }
}

}

 

import requests

url = “https://api.shipengine.com/v1/labels”

payload = “{\n \”shipment\”: {\n \”service_code\”: \”usps_priority_mail\”,\n \”ship_to\”: {\n \”name\”: \”Amanda Miller\”,\n \”phone\”: \”555-555-5555\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”525 S Winchester Blvd\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”San Jose\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”CA\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”95128\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”yes\”\n },\n \”ship_from\”: {\n \”name\”: \”John Doe\”,\n \”phone\”: \”111-111-1111\”,\n \”company_name\”: \”Example Corp.\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”4009 Marathon Blvd\”,\n \”address_line2\”: \”Suite 300\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”Austin\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”TX\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”78756\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”no\”\n },\n \”packages\”: [\n {\n \”weight\”: {\n \”value\”: 20,\n \”unit\”: \”ounce\”\n }\n }\n ]\n }\n}”
headers = {
‘Host’: ‘api.shipengine.com’,
‘API-Key’: ‘__YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__’,
‘Content-Type’: ‘application/json’
}

response = requests.request(“POST”, url, headers=headers, data = payload)

print(response.text.encode(‘utf8’))

require “uri”
require “net/http”

url = URI(“https://api.shipengine.com/v1/labels”)

https = Net::HTTP.new(url.host, url.port);
https.use_ssl = true

request = Net::HTTP::Post.new(url)
request[“Host”] = “api.shipengine.com”
request[“API-Key”] = “__YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__”
request[“Content-Type”] = “application/json”
request.body = “{\n \”shipment\”: {\n \”service_code\”: \”usps_priority_mail\”,\n \”ship_to\”: {\n \”name\”: \”Amanda Miller\”,\n \”phone\”: \”555-555-5555\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”525 S Winchester Blvd\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”San Jose\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”CA\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”95128\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”yes\”\n },\n \”ship_from\”: {\n \”name\”: \”John Doe\”,\n \”phone\”: \”111-111-1111\”,\n \”company_name\”: \”Example Corp.\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”4009 Marathon Blvd\”,\n \”address_line2\”: \”Suite 300\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”Austin\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”TX\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”78756\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”no\”\n },\n \”packages\”: [\n {\n \”weight\”: {\n \”value\”: 20,\n \”unit\”: \”ounce\”\n }\n }\n ]\n }\n}”

response = https.request(request)
puts response.read_body

var client = new RestClient(“https://api.shipengine.com/v1/labels”);
client.Timeout = -1;
var request = new RestRequest(Method.POST);
request.AddHeader(“Host”, “api.shipengine.com”);
request.AddHeader(“API-Key”, “__YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__”);
request.AddHeader(“Content-Type”, “application/json”);

request.AddParameter(“application/json”, “{\n \”shipment\”: {\n \”service_code\”: \”usps_priority_mail\”,\n \”ship_to\”: {\n \”name\”: \”Amanda Miller\”,\n \”phone\”: \”555-555-5555\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”525 S Winchester Blvd\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”San Jose\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”CA\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”95128\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”yes\”\n },\n \”ship_from\”: {\n \”name\”: \”John Doe\”,\n \”phone\”: \”111-111-1111\”,\n \”company_name\”: \”Example Corp.\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”4009 Marathon Blvd\”,\n \”address_line2\”: \”Suite 300\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”Austin\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”TX\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”78756\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”no\”\n },\n \”packages\”: [\n {\n \”weight\”: {\n \”value\”: 20,\n \”unit\”: \”ounce\”\n }\n }\n ]\n }\n}”, ParameterType.RequestBody);

IRestResponse response = client.Execute(request);
Console.WriteLine(response.Content);

curl -iX POST https://api.shipengine.com/v1/rates \
-H 'API-Key: __YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__' \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-d '{
  "rate_options": {
    "carrier_ids": [
      "se-123890"
    ]
  },
  "shipment": {
    "validate_address": "no_validation",
    "ship_to": {
      "name": "Amanda Miller",
      "phone": "555-555-5555",
      "address_line1": "525 S Winchester Blvd",
      "city_locality": "San Jose",
      "state_province": "CA",
      "postal_code": "95128",
      "country_code": "US",
      "address_residential_indicator": "yes"
    },
    "ship_from": {
      "company_name": "Example Corp.",
      "name": "John Doe",
      "phone": "111-111-1111",
      "address_line1": "4009 Marathon Blvd",
      "address_line2": "Suite 300",
      "city_locality": "Austin",
      "state_province": "TX",
      "postal_code": "78756",
      "country_code": "US",
      "address_residential_indicator": "no"
    },
    "packages": [
      {
        "weight": {
          "value": 1.0,
          "unit": "ounce"
        }
      }
    ]
  }
}'
POST /v1/rates HTTP/1.1
Host: api.shipengine.com
API-Key: __YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__
Content-Type: application/json

{
  "rate_options": {
    "carrier_ids": [
      "se-123890"
    ]
  },
  "shipment": {
    "validate_address": "no_validation",
    "ship_to": {
      "name": "Amanda Miller",
      "phone": "555-555-5555",
      "address_line1": "525 S Winchester Blvd",
      "city_locality": "San Jose",
      "state_province": "CA",
      "postal_code": "95128",
      "country_code": "US",
      "address_residential_indicator": "yes"
    },
    "ship_from": {
      "company_name": "Example Corp.",
      "name": "John Doe",
      "phone": "111-111-1111",
      "address_line1": "4009 Marathon Blvd",
      "address_line2": "Suite 300",
      "city_locality": "Austin",
      "state_province": "TX",
      "postal_code": "78756",
      "country_code": "US",
      "address_residential_indicator": "no"
    },
    "packages": [
      {
        "weight": {
          "value": 1.0,
          "unit": "ounce"
        }
      }
    ]
  }
}

import requests

url = “https://api.shipengine.com/v1/rates”

payload = “{\n \”rate_options\”: {\n \”carrier_ids\”: [\n \”se-123890\”\n ]\n },\n \”shipment\”: {\n \”validate_address\”: \”no_validation\”,\n \”ship_to\”: {\n \”name\”: \”Amanda Miller\”,\n \”phone\”: \”555-555-5555\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”525 S Winchester Blvd\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”San Jose\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”CA\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”95128\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”yes\”\n },\n \”ship_from\”: {\n \”company_name\”: \”Example Corp.\”,\n \”name\”: \”John Doe\”,\n \”phone\”: \”111-111-1111\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”4009 Marathon Blvd\”,\n \”address_line2\”: \”Suite 300\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”Austin\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”TX\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”78756\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”no\”\n },\n \”packages\”: [\n {\n \”weight\”: {\n \”value\”: 1.0,\n \”unit\”: \”ounce\”\n }\n }\n ]\n }\n}”
headers = {
‘Host’: ‘api.shipengine.com’,
‘API-Key’: ‘__YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__’,
‘Content-Type’: ‘application/json’
}

response = requests.request(“POST”, url, headers=headers, data = payload)

print(response.text.encode(‘utf8’))

require “uri”
require “net/http”

url = URI(“https://api.shipengine.com/v1/rates”)

https = Net::HTTP.new(url.host, url.port);
https.use_ssl = true

request = Net::HTTP::Post.new(url)
request[“Host”] = “api.shipengine.com”
request[“API-Key”] = “__YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__”
request[“Content-Type”] = “application/json”
request.body = “{\n \”rate_options\”: {\n \”carrier_ids\”: [\n \”se-123890\”\n ]\n },\n \”shipment\”: {\n \”validate_address\”: \”no_validation\”,\n \”ship_to\”: {\n \”name\”: \”Amanda Miller\”,\n \”phone\”: \”555-555-5555\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”525 S Winchester Blvd\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”San Jose\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”CA\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”95128\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”yes\”\n },\n \”ship_from\”: {\n \”company_name\”: \”Example Corp.\”,\n \”name\”: \”John Doe\”,\n \”phone\”: \”111-111-1111\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”4009 Marathon Blvd\”,\n \”address_line2\”: \”Suite 300\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”Austin\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”TX\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”78756\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”no\”\n },\n \”packages\”: [\n {\n \”weight\”: {\n \”value\”: 1.0,\n \”unit\”: \”ounce\”\n }\n }\n ]\n }\n}”

response = https.request(request)
puts response.read_body

var client = new RestClient(“https://api.shipengine.com/v1/rates”);
client.Timeout = -1;
var request = new RestRequest(Method.POST);
request.AddHeader(“Host”, “api.shipengine.com”);
request.AddHeader(“API-Key”, “__YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__”);
request.AddHeader(“Content-Type”, “application/json”);

request.AddParameter(“application/json”, “{\n \”rate_options\”: {\n \”carrier_ids\”: [\n \”se-123890\”\n ]\n },\n \”shipment\”: {\n \”validate_address\”: \”no_validation\”,\n \”ship_to\”: {\n \”name\”: \”Amanda Miller\”,\n \”phone\”: \”555-555-5555\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”525 S Winchester Blvd\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”San Jose\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”CA\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”95128\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”yes\”\n },\n \”ship_from\”: {\n \”company_name\”: \”Example Corp.\”,\n \”name\”: \”John Doe\”,\n \”phone\”: \”111-111-1111\”,\n \”address_line1\”: \”4009 Marathon Blvd\”,\n \”address_line2\”: \”Suite 300\”,\n \”city_locality\”: \”Austin\”,\n \”state_province\”: \”TX\”,\n \”postal_code\”: \”78756\”,\n \”country_code\”: \”US\”,\n \”address_residential_indicator\”: \”no\”\n },\n \”packages\”: [\n {\n \”weight\”: {\n \”value\”: 1.0,\n \”unit\”: \”ounce\”\n }\n }\n ]\n }\n}”, ParameterType.RequestBody);

IRestResponse response = client.Execute(request);
Console.WriteLine(response.Content);

curl -iX GET 'https://api.shipengine.com/v1/tracking?carrier_code=stamps_com&tracking_number=9405511899223197428490' \
-H 'API-Key: __YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__' \
GET /v1/tracking?carrier_code=stamps_com&tracking_number=9405511899223197428490 HTTP/1.1
Host: api.shipengine.com
API-Key: __YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__

 

import requests

url = “https://api.shipengine.com/v1/tracking?carrier_code=stamps_com&tracking_number=9405511899223197428490”

payload = {}
headers = {
‘Host’: ‘api.shipengine.com’,
‘API-Key’: ‘__YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__’
}

response = requests.request(“GET”, url, headers=headers, data = payload)

print(response.text.encode(‘utf8’))

require “uri”
require “net/http”

url = URI(“https://api.shipengine.com/v1/tracking?carrier_code=stamps_com&tracking_number=9405511899223197428490”)

https = Net::HTTP.new(url.host, url.port);
https.use_ssl = true

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(url)
request[“Host”] = “api.shipengine.com”
request[“API-Key”] = “__YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__”

response = https.request(request)
puts response.read_body

var client = new RestClient(“https://api.shipengine.com/v1/tracking?carrier_code=stamps_com&tracking_number=9405511899223197428490”);
client.Timeout = -1;

var request = new RestRequest(Method.GET);
request.AddHeader(“Host”, “api.shipengine.com”);
request.AddHeader(“API-Key”, “__YOUR_API_KEY_HERE__”);

IRestResponse response = client.Execute(request);
Console.WriteLine(response.Content);

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