I need to send. some information after sales ..to the courier company... I need to build API in magento..when customer purchase anything...and place successful order. Then I want to send some information to our partner courier company. Like product name, customer address, customer name And some information... Basically, I want to use rest and soap..for this. But I don't know which is good for that.

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You can use magento event like "checkout_onepage_controller_success_action" which will be called after successfull order.where you can write a method to call courier api using soap.You can get all the information from event object.


1)Place in config.xml


2) In class my_custom_module_observer, write method

function sendtocourier($observer){

$orderIds = $observer->getData('order_ids');
        $orderId = current($orderIds);
        $order = Mage::getModel('sales/order')->load($orderId);
//get all info from order

//call courier with soap
$client = new SoapClient('courire wsdl url', array('trace' => 1, 'cache_wsdl' => WSDL_CACHE_NONE));


Hope that helps


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