books_finder

A library to help on the search for books on the Google Books Api.

Usage

First of all, import the library:

import 'package:books_finder/books_finder.dart';

Querying books

To query books, just call the function queryBooks:

final List<Book> books = await queryBooks(
 'twilight',
 maxResults: 3,
 printType: PrintType.books,
 orderBy: OrderBy.relevance,
);

You can change a few parameters to make your query more specific:

ParameterDescriptionNullable
maxResultsSet the max amount of resultsNo
startIndexfor paginationNo
langRestrictRetrict the query to a specific languageYes
orderByOrder the query by newest or relevanceYes
printTypeFilter by books, magazines or bothYes
reschemeImageLinksRescheme image urls from http to httpsNo

Books

If you already have a Book object, you can call book.info to get all the book infos:

final info = book.info;
ParameterDescription
title (String)Title of the book
authors (List<String>)All the authors names
publisher (String)The publisher name
publishedDate (DateTime)The date it was published
rawPublishedDate (String)The date it was published in raw format
description (String)Description of the book
pageCount (int)The amount of pages
categories (List<String>)The categories the book is in
averageRating (double)The average rating of the book
ratingsCount (int)The amount of people that rated it
maturityRating (String)The maturity rating
contentVersion (String)The version of the content
industryIdentifier (List<IndustryIdentifier>)The identifiers of the book (isbn)
imageLinks (List<Map<String, Uri>>)The links with the avaiable image resources
language (String)The language code of the book

Acknowledgements

  • @JimTim for industry identifiers and tests

Issues and feedback

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Libraries

google_books