The Data Transformer - Cleaning Up Data in the Browser
2m overview video:
What does this app do?
- You load a CSV file from github (fixed at the moment but soon to be customizable)
- You save this updated file back to github (via oauth login - this utilizes Michael’s great work in Prose!)
This prototype was hacked together in an afternoon a couple of weeks ago when I was fortunate enough to spend an an afternoon with Michael Aufreiter, Chris Herwig, Mike Morris and others at the Development Seed offices. It builds on ReclineJS + oauth / github connectors borrowed from Prose.
It’s part of an ongoing plan to create a “Data Orchestra” of lightweight data services that can play nicely together with each other and connect to things like the DataHub (or GitHub …): http://notebook.okfn.org/2012/06/22/datahub-small-pieces-loosely-joined/