Working with Google's 'Public Data Explorer' DSPL Metadata Files

Provides a collection of functions to set up 'Google Public Data Explorer' < https://www.google.com/publicdata/> data visualization tool with your own data, building automatically the corresponding DataSet Publishing Language file, or DSPL (XML), metadata file jointly with the CSV files. All zip-up and ready to be published in 'Public Data Explorer'.


News

Changes in version 0.16.1 (2017-11-06)

  • Correcting wrong example.

Changes in version 0.16.0 (2017-11-05)

Development

  • MS Excel files are now read using readxl::read_excel.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixing XML parsing error: "XML parsing error... Cannot find the declaration of element 'dspl' with status "Fail".".

Changes in version 0.15.07.27

DEVELOPMENT

  • Taking googlePublicData back to CRAN (replacing email...).

  • Documentation updates. Mostly email and websites!

  • Changing Depends to Imports (nicer).

  • complying CRAN's new policies.

Changes in version 0.12.05

NEW FEATURES

  • Adding new function (checkTimeFormat) that checks for propertly joda-time formats.

  • dspl function now identyfies which concept is geo:location checking if the reference table contains the columns latitude and longitude.

  • Now, when output is defined, instead of saving the results at a folder, dspl builds a ZIP file containing CSV and XML files.

DEVELOPMENT

  • More detailed documentation (including data sets documentation).

  • Most important change: The former 'extension' argument in 'dspl' and 'genMoreInfo' commands changed to 'sep'; more proper type of argument as it is passed to read.table. Now dspl ids the extension of tables using the 'sep' argument.

  • The encoding issue is definetly solved (on utf8).

  • Avoiding unnecessary warings while assigning geo:location attributes.

  • Fixing some bugs when checking for duplicated concepts

Changes in version 0.12.03

NEW FEATURES

  • Including a manual of the function dspl

DEVELOPMENT

  • Development repository more ordered acording to R package building.

Reference manual

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install.packages("googlePublicData")

0.16.1 by George Vega Yon, a year ago


http://github.com/gvegayon/googlePublicData/


Report a bug at http://github.com/gvegayon/googlePublicData/issues


Browse source code at https://github.com/cran/googlePublicData


Authors: George Vega Yon [aut, cre]


Documentation:   PDF Manual  


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MIT + file LICENSE license


Imports XML, utils, readxl

Suggests testthat, covr, googleVis


See at CRAN