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Dart service for isbndb.com API. Returns book details from an ISBN, or a list of books from an author name, etc.

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Dart/Flutter package for using ISBNdb API #

This package is a ready-to-use API for ISBNdb.

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⚠️ You need an API key to use this service. To get it, create an account on ISBNdb.

You can have a 7-day trial for free.

Features of the API #

This package allows you to use all the features available in the ISBNdb API.

Before any request to the API, you need to init the service class with the following code:

final isbnDb = ISBNdb("your_key_here");

Books #

  • Get book details
final book = isbnDb.getBook("9781092297370");
final book = isbnDb.getBook("9781092297370", withPrices: true);
Param Description
String isbn an ISBN 10 or ISBN 13 in the Books database
bool withPrices = false indicate if shows Real Time Prices. Only with the Pro plan
  • Get many books with ISBNs (require Pro Plan on ISBNbn.com)
final books = isbnDb.getBooksFromISBNs(["9781092297370", "9781680506952"]);
Param Description
List a list of ISBN 10 or ISBN 13 in the Books database
  • Search books
final books = isbnDb.getBooks("Google Flutter", { 
    page: 1, 
    pageSize: 20, 
});
Param Description
String query A string to search for in the Book’s database
String page The number of page to retrieve, please note the API will not return more than 10,000 results no matter how you paginate them
String pageSize How many items should be returned per page, maximum of 1,000
BookColumn column Search limited to a column

BookColumn is an enum with the following values:

  • title - Only searches in Books Title
  • author - Only searches books by the given Author
  • date_published - Only searches books in a given year, e.g. 1998

Authors #

  • Get author details
final book = isbnDb.getAuthor("Bussi Michel", { 
    page: 1, 
    pageSize: 20, 
});
Param Description
String name The name of an author in the Author's database
String page The number of page to retrieve, please note the API will not return more than 10,000 results no matter how you paginate them
String pageSize How many items should be returned per page, maximum of 1,000
  • Search authors
final book = isbnDb.getAuthors("werber", { 
    page: 1, 
    pageSize: 20, 
});
Param Description
String query A string to search for in the Author’s database
String page The number of page to retrieve, please note the API will not return more than 10,000 results no matter how you paginate them
String pageSize How many items should be returned per page, maximum of 1,000

Publishers #

  • Get publisher details
final book = isbnDb.getPublisher("Nathan", { 
    page: 1, 
    pageSize: 20, 
});
Param Description
String name The name of a publisher in the Publisher's database
String page The number of page to retrieve, please note the API will not return more than 10,000 results no matter how you paginate them
String pageSize How many items should be returned per page, maximum of 1,000
  • Search publishers
final book = isbnDb.getPublishers("Nathan", { 
    page: 1, 
    pageSize: 20, 
});
Param Description
String query A string to search for in the Publisher’s database
String page The number of page to retrieve, please note the API will not return more than 10,000 results no matter how you paginate them
String pageSize How many items should be returned per page, maximum of 1,000

Subjects #

  • Get subject details
final book = isbnDb.getSubject("Flutter");
Param Description
String name A subject in the Subject's database
  • Search subjects
final book = isbnDb.getSubjects("flutter", { 
    page: 1, 
    pageSize: 20, 
});
Param Description
String query A string to search for in the Subject’s database
String page The number of page to retrieve, please note the API will not return more than 10,000 results no matter how you paginate them
String pageSize How many items should be returned per page, maximum of 1,000

Models #

AuthorQueryResult

Name Type Description
total int Number of results
authors List An array containing the authors

Author

Name Type Description
author String The name of the author
books List An array containing the books of this author

BookQueryResult

Name Type Description
total int Number of results
books List An array containing the books of this query

Book

Name Type Description
title String Title of the book
titleLong String Long version of the title
isbn String ISBN
isbn13 String New 13-digit ISBN
deweyDecimal String Not documented in the official API
binding String Not documented in the official API
publisher String The name of the publisher
datePublished DateTime Date when the book was published. Can be a year or a full date.
edition String Details about the edition
pages int Number of pages of the book
dimensions String Dimensions of the book
overview String Not documented in the official API
image String URL of the cover
msrp double Not documented in the official API
excerpt String Excerpt of the book
synopsys String Synopsys of the book
authors List List of the authors
subjects List List of the subjects of the book
reviews List Not documented in the official API
prices List List of the merchants selling this book with real-time prices
related List Not documented in the official API

Merchant

Name Type Description
condition String Number of results
merchant String Name of the merchant
merchantLogo String URL of the merchant logo
merchantLogoOffset Map Not documented in the official API
shipping String Shipping cost
price String Price of the book
total String Not documented in the official API
link String Link to the purchase url

PublisherQueryResult

Name Type Description
total int Number of results
publishers List An array containing the publishers

Publisher

Name Type Description
name String The name of the publisher
books List An array containing the books of this publisher

SubjectQueryResult

Name Type Description
total int Number of results
subjects List An array containing the subjects

Subject

Name Type Description
subject String The subject
books List An array containing the books related to this subject

Third party packages #

This app uses some external librairies:

  • Freezed to generate immutable models
  • Dio for http requests

Credits #

This package was originally created for my personnal needs but feel free to use it, it covers all the features of the ISBNdb API and I will maintain it.

I am not related to ISBNdb in any way, I am just a developer who needed to use this API and created this library to do so.

If you have questions, feel free to ask on Twitter.

LICENSE: MIT #

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Dart service for isbndb.com API. Returns book details from an ISBN, or a list of books from an author name, etc.

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Documentation

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License

MIT (LICENSE)

Dependencies

dio, flutter, freezed_annotation, intl, universal_io

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