My first useful projects as a programmer has been python scripts that parse out relevant information from log files and do some analysis. I've bumped around and found my way to some functional ...
Is CSV considered a good option against XML and JSON for programming languages? I generally use XML and JSON (or sometimes a plain text file) as flat file storage. However, recently I came across an ...
Background: I have a CSV file, which I need to ready and validate each element in each row and create a collection of a class, having valid data. i.e CSV File looks like: ...
There are a lot of variants of the CSV "standard" (or lack thereof). I've never personally see any that use an escape character (like \) instead of surrounding each field with double quotes. Instead ...
There is a remote csv file that gets updated every second or so. I need to download it(on a Windows machine) ONCE and always sync local file with the remote one. Obviously, downloading the whole ...
A colleague and I have recently argued over whether a pure regex is capable of fully encapsulating the csv format, such that it is capable of parsing all files with any given escape char, quote char, ...
We have a requirement in our project to generate a big CSV file every 2 hours using a Java program. This file will have around 60,000 lines (around 120 characters per line). I am not sure about the ...