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A thin api wrapper providing methods to get data from the different datacookbok apis


npm install datacookbook-api


Require the installed package

var DataCookbook = require('datacookbook-api');

Choose datacookbook.init(settings_obj) or datacookbook.connect(username, password, subdomain);

DataCookbook.init({user:{un: 'myUsername', pw: 'myPassword'}, requestUrl: {subdomian: 'mySubdomain'}});

Or you can use the connect method, note datacookbook.connect(user_obj, subdomain) is also available

DataCookbook.connect('user', 'password', 'subdomain');

All the API Methods use callbacks var defaultCallback = function (response) { console.log(response); }, defaultParameters = {};

DataCookbook.termList(defaultParameters, defaultCallback);

DataCookbook.tearmSearch('searchQuery', defaultCallback);

DataCookbook.tearmLookup('query', defaultParameters, defaultCallback);


The the parameters available to init and default values are as follows:
	useToken: false, // set to true and provide token if you plan to use token access
	token: '',
	user: {
		un: 'default',
		pw: 'password'
	requestURL: {
		protocol: 'https://',
		subdomain: 'collegename', // Set this as your institutions subdomain
		baseURL: '',
		resourcePath: '/institution/terms/',
		resource: 'lookup',
		outputFormat: 'json'


In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code.

Planned Features

Authentication Token Login API integration

Release History

  • 1.2.0 Add connect method for easier instantiation
  • 1.1.0 Change dependency to self developed merge package npm absorb & added documentation folder
  • 1.0.0 Initial release