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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...

30 Years of SQL

Perhaps hard to believe, but SQL is celebrating it’s 30th birthday! Top Gun, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Legend of Zelda, and Structured Query Language (or SQL)—were all released in 1986. What a year… So, what better way to celebrate than to enable SQL querying in...

Organizations on data.world

One of the most important factors in the success of a platform like data.world is what we call “data liquidity”. Central to our vision for data.world is to become the first stop to answer the question: “I wonder if there is a dataset about _________?”. The social...

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