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Tabbed: format-agnostic tabular dataset library

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Tabbed is a format-agnostic tabular dataset library, written in Python. It is a full python module which doubles as a CLI application for quick dataset conversions.

Formats supported:

  • JSON
  • YAML
  • Excel
  • CSV

At this time, Tabbed supports the export of it's powerful Dataset object instances into any of the above formats. Import is underway.

Please note that tabbed purposefully excludes XML support. It always will.

Features

Populate fresh data files:

headers = ('first_name', 'last_name', 'gpa')

data = [
    ('John', 'Adams', 4.0),
    ('George', 'Washington', 2.6),
    ('Henry', 'Ford', 2.3)
]

data = tablib.Dataset(*data, headers=headers)

# Establish file location and save
data.save('test.xls')

Intelligently add new rows:

data.append('Bob', 'Dylan', 3.2)

print data.headers
# >>> ('first_name', 'last_name', 'gpa')

Slice rows:

print data[0:1]
# >>> [('John', 'Adams', 4.0), ('George', 'Washington', 2.6)]

Manipulate rows by index:

del data[0]
print data[0:1]
# >>> [('George', 'Washington', 2.6), ('Henry', 'Ford', 2.3)]

.. # Update saved file
.. data.save()

Roadmap

  • Import datasets from CSV, JSON, YAML
  • Auto-detect import format
  • Plugin support
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