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The Business::ISBN Perl package should be useful to developers building ECS-powered applications (courtesy of brian d foy, who prefers not to capitalize his name).

This package provides methods to create and validate ISBNs, and to extract data within the ISBN, including the publisher code and country code. It can also convert the ISBN to an EAN (European Article Number) and return a barcode image of the ISBN.

Read more about ISBNs here and at the International ISBN Agency.

Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr

Jeff Barr is Chief Evangelist for AWS. He started this blog in 2004 and has been writing posts just about non-stop ever since.