Data catalogs

We’re on IFTTT!

One reason we focus on making it easy to share data is the disproportional nature of the benefits — one person taking a few minutes to publish a single dataset can help a lot of people save hours of searching and cleaning; it can help data.world community members...

data.world + Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Excel is arguably the most widely used data tool in the world. Excel is simple, versatile and powerful, which makes it perfect for a wide variety of users. At data.world we recognize that, and want to create the most seamless experience for you to use your...

Stop emailing spreadsheets!

Hey data people, how many times has this happened to you? You have a hunch about something impacting your business, maybe there’s a region with declining sales or maybe you think there’s some nefarious activity on your website that’s skewing numbers, so you email your...

Linked data on data.world

At data.world, we strongly believe that the (near) future of data is linked — that in order to maximize data’s potential in enabling humans and computers to solve the world’s biggest problems, we need to connect data according to the principles of Linked Data....

Processing Datasets with Algorithmia

We have been really happy to work with the data.world team and excited to announce a new set of integrations between Algorithmia and data.world! If you aren’t familiar with Algorithmia, we are a community of over 50,000 data scientists + developers publishing now over...

Top 10 SQL Features

A few months back, we told you about some advanced SQL features at data.world. I’m happy to say that there’s more to show. We’ve been hard at work improving every aspect of our implementation of SQL and query editor. Here’s a collection of our top 10 favorite new...

Doing real work with Workspaces

By now, you’ve probably heard about the launch of Data Projects on data.world’s first birthday. No? Check out Part 1, you’re in for a treat. tl;dr: Data Projects are the central hub where every team member, from the most technical to the least, can contribute their...

Introducing Data Projects

When we launched data.world, we knew that the most significant problem in our crosshairs was how to make the first mile of data work more manageable: finding, exploring, and contextualizing data, all while making it effortless to slice, dice, and join using the power...

Supporting Advanced Visualization Sharing at data.world

Our intent at data.world has always been to build an amazing platform to share your data and analysis and collaborate with your colleagues and peers on your data projects. In order to do this, a core piece of our product strategy is to provide amazing APIs and SDKs...

Civic Data Wrangling: in R and on data.world

Originally posted on RViews One of the most valuable things I have learned working on Data for Democracy’s Medicare drug spending project has been the value of collaborative tools. It has been my first in-depth experience using Github collaboratively, for one, but it...

Advanced SQL

The response to the introduction of SQL at data.world has been really amazing. In a short time, SQL has become one of the primary ways that users interact with data, whether through the query UI, or through our API integrations (Python, R, Java). In response, we...

Turbocharge Your Data Acquisition using the data.world Python Library

When working with data, a key part of your workflow is finding and importing datasets. Being able to quickly locate data, understand it and combine it with other sources can be difficult. One tool to help with this is data.world, where you can search for, copy,...

Try this: Frictionless data.world

A big part of our mission at data.world is to bring down barriers to data access — and in that spirit we are big fans of what the folks at Open Knowledge International are doing with Frictionless Data. In particular, the Tabular Data Package specification defines a...

Try This: File Hot Links

As a data.world user, imagine that you want to supplement a dataset with results from an online survey. Now, if you wanted to keep your dataset up-to-date with the latest responses, what would you do? Could you upload files manually to data.world as many times as...

JSON Exposed!

Introducing native support for JSON on data.world In recent years JSON has become the primary format for data exchange on the Internet. If you’ve queried data from an API on the web, or dug into your browser’s console, chances are you’ve seen it. JSON is great for...

APIs at data.world

UPDATE: Official documentation is here: docs.data.world/documentation/api/ The last week has been a real whirlwind. Early in the week, our cofounder Jon Loyens was interviewed on the Partially Derivative podcast. Then on Friday, we were featured on Product Hunt. What...