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View

Online Data Package viewer app lets you get a nice human-friendly view of a Data Package in seconds.

Create

Online datapackage.json maker creates the datapackage.json file needed to turn data into a Data Package.

Validate

Online validator checks your datapackage.json and Data Package are good to go.


Using With ...

These "Using with" examples require Simple Data Format Data Packages where the data in the Data Package is stored in CSV (all the datasets on this website are in this format)

Using with Excel

For Excel you can just open the CSV file! We're also working on a macro – see this issue for details.

Using with Google Spreadsheets

Google Spreadsheet Import (in progress)

Using with R and R Client

R Open Data Protocols Library with support for Data Packages and Simple Data Format

Using with Postgresql

There's a python script (with no dependenciess) to load a Simple Data Format Data Package into Postgresql

Using with SQLite

There is a simple python script (no dependencies) to load a Simple Data Format Data Package into SQLite


Libraries

datapackage (python module)

A module useful for loading and managing data packages in Python. The module is available in PyPI so it can be installed using:

pip install datapackage

The source code is a available under the GPL.

R Library

R Library with support for Data Packages and Simple Data Format

Ruby Library

Ruby library for parsing and validating both data packages and simple data format packages.


Other Tools

Git Data Package Viewer

The ODI's Git Data Viewer can preview Data Packages stored in git repositories. See also the blog post and source code.

Have a new tool to add to this page? Please let us know by opening an issue or directly adding it here
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