A library and commandline program for reading, writing, indexing, sorting, and merging CSV, TSV, JSON and other flat-file formats.
- Currently supporting CSV/TSV/XSV and JSON formats
- Transparently handles gzipped compressed input or output
- Sort records based upon the named keys of your choice
- Efficent singles pass merge of any number of sorted input files into a single output file.
- Both a commandline tool and a ruby library to utilize in your own programs
Usage: fk <command> [<args>...] fk [options] Options: -v, --verbose Force debug. Output lots of informtion to standard error --list List all the commands --log=<s> Set the logger output location (default: <stderr>) -h, --help Show help message --version Print version and exit Commands: cat Concatenate files together that have the same structure. merge Merge sorted files together that have the same structure. sort Sort a given file by a set of fields.
Convert input csv files into a single output json file
fk cat files/*csv -o output.json
Sort an input json file and output it as a compressed csv
fk sort --key year,month,day input.json -o output.csv.gz
Merge an entire directory of sorted record compressed csv files into a compress json file
fk merge --key category,timestamp sorted/*.csv.gz -o sorted.json.gz
CREDITS / REFERENCES
- https://github.com/BurntSushi/xsv - lots of concepts and ideas pulled from xsv
Copyright (c) 2021 Jeremy Hinegardner
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