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message 1: by Gabriel (last edited Feb 13, 2014 09:55AM) (new)

Gabriel Sohappy | 1 comments Is there any way for developers to implement an instant typeahead search for the searching of book titles on their web applications with goodreads api?

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Jeffrey (jeffwong) | 74 comments Mod
The way you would probably do it at this point is to run a search query for each character typed, which would probably cause you to hit your rate limit very quickly.

We don't have currently have any plans to change our search API to optimize typeahead search for the API.

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