A web user interface to show and use a set of tools for handling CSV files
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README.md

CSV Engine

The "CSV Engine" is a web server offering a set of services to handle and process CSV files. One of the main feature in the current version is an editor to create an initial version of the CSV on the Web metadata standard file.

We hope that people find this tool useful and will join or contribute to the project by providing feedback, bug reports, feature requests or code contributions.

Under the hood

The tool is implemented in Python 2.7 using the FLASK web server framework and the Jinja2 template engine.

The frontend is using the Material Design Lite framework for the layout and some basic Javascripts.

Requirements

  1. anycsv pip install git+git://github.com/sebneu/anycsv.git

  2. pyyacp pip install git+git://github.com/ODInfoBiz/pyyacp.git

##Setup

  • $ git clone git@github.com:ODInfoBiz/csvengine-ui.git
  • $ cd csvengine-ui
  • (optionally) setup virtual environment
  • install github requirements
  • $ python setup.py install
  • $ ./runner -h to show help
  • $ ./runner -c template_config.yaml -p 3333 to start the UI at port 3333
  • visit http://localhost:3333/csvengine/

In case you host this service, please make sure to regularly delete the temp filder

Config file

The config file is in the YAML format and contains parameter for the local file storage and UI setup.

##TODO's

  • Restful API for the services

Team

This project is an effort of serval people and was created in as part of a bachelor thesis of Manuel Undesser with the title "Metadata editor for CSV files with JSON output" at the WU Vienna. The following people currently contributed to the code base:

  • Jürgen Umbrich
  • Sebastian Neumaier
  • Nina Mrzeli
  • Manual Undesser

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##License The MIT License (MIT)

Copyright (c) 2016

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.