Data Package reader for Pandas
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pandas-datapackage-reader

Easy loading of tabular data from Data Packages into Pandas DataFrames.

Installation

pip install pandas-datapackage-reader

Usage

from pandas_datapackage_reader import read_datapackage

# From GitHub repository
country_codes = read_datapackage("https://github.com/datasets/country-codes")

# From local directory
country_codes = read_datapackage("country-codes")

Resource metadata from the Data Package is returned as a dictionary in the _metadata attribute.

country_codes._metadata

contains

{'format': 'csv',
  'name': 'country-codes',
  'path': 'data/country-codes.csv',
  'schema': {'fields': [{'description': 'Country or Area official Arabic short name from UN Statistics Divsion',
        'name': 'official_name_ar',
        'title': 'official name Arabic',
        'type': 'string'},
      {'description': 'Country or Area official Chinese short name from UN Statistics Divsion',
        'name': 'official_name_cn',
        'title': 'official name Chinese',
        'type': 'string'},
# ...

License

BSD-2-Clause, see LICENSE