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Simple Data Processing With JavaScript And The HERE API

Have you ever needed to work with comma separated value (CSV) data that wasn’t formatted in a great way or figure out complete address information based on very little provided address information? While unrelated, these two topics come up quite a bit, more frequently when I’m dealing with person information or lead data that I retrieve from conferences and other events.

The great thing is that we live in a time where plenty of development libraries and services exist to make this process of data parsing and manipulation easy to accomplish in an automated fashion.

We’re going to see how to take a CSV file representing partially complete people data and convert it to JSON. Then we’re going to fill in the gaps when it comes to the geolocation side of things, using the HERE Geocoder API.

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Parse CSV Data Using The Go Programming Language

Ever found yourself working with comma separated value (CSV) data from a file or other source? This format is easy to generate if you’re working with spreadsheet applications like Google Sheets or Microsoft Excel, and RDBMS applications. So how do we load this data and work with it in an application? More specifically an application built with the Go programming language?

We’re going to see how to take a CSV file and load it into a custom data structure to eventually be printed as JSON within the application.

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