EBook::Tools::BISG - Class for downloading information from the Book Industry
Study Group webpages
my $bisg = EBook::Tools::BISG->new();
%bisac_codes = $bisg->bisac();
This will also require a DBD of your choice. The default is to use a local
Instantiates a new Ebook::Tools::BISG object.
The base url of the bisg.org website or mirror to use.
The Perl::DBI Data Source Name. Defaults to a sqlite store named
bisac.sqlite in the user config directory.
Returns either the name matching a particular code (case-insensitive), or the
hash of all BISAC codes and references with the keys in lower-case if no
argument is provided.
Returns a list of all BISAC values (names) where either the key or the value for
that entry matches a case-insensitive regular expression. If no argument is
specified, or it is just '.', then the entire list is returned.
Downloads the BISAC codes from the BISG website and converts them into a hash.
Codes and obsolete entries are lowercased and made the keys, the values will
be the official names they map to.
Load the BISAC codes from the specified database into the hash. This is called
automatically by new()
If the load fails, nothing will happen (silently!), so the only way to tell is
to check to see if you have a populated hash afterwards.
Save the BISAC codes in the hash to the database. This will destroy any existing
table named bisac_codes.
Croaks on failure.