As I recently bought Sony PRS-600 (fairly good reader with nice touch screen, in case you read Polish see my review), I become interested in ebook management. For Linux user it looks like the only reasonable option is to use Calibre - useful application which not only lets me manage my reader, but also provides well designed ebook database.
One of the nice Calibre options is that once you enter a book ISBN, plenty of useful information (canonical versions of author name and book title, description, cover, even tags) can be downloaded automatically. But, for some reason, the application does not detect ISBN. I repeated the sequence open a book, go a page or a few down, copy ISBN, go back to Calibre, open book data, paste ISBN a few times and decided it is boring and could be automated.
So I wrote a short script which performs this very action.Continue reading "Calibre ISBN detector" »