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Convert Data Between CSV And JSON With Simple JavaScript

A popular subject on the blog has always been around the conversion of one data format to another data format. For example we’ve already seen how to convert XML data to JSON data with JavaScript, but what if we wanted to work with comma separated value (CSV) data instead?

We’re going to see how to take a CSV file, parse it into JSON, make some changes, and then convert it back into a CSV file using Node.js and a few readily available packages.

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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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Build An RSS Reader Mobile App With Ionic 2 And Angular

If you’re a long time follower of my blog you’ll remember I wrote an article about creating an RSS reader using Ionic Framework. That tutorial not only used the first version of Ionic Framework, but it now also uses a deprecated Google service, once known as the Google Feed API. Because of the deprecated API, it no longer works.

I still get a lot of people asking me about the creation of RSS readers, so I figured it was time to come up with a new solution. With Ionic 2 being all the rage, it makes sense to explore feeds with this version of the framework.

Here we’ll be building an RSS feed reader for Android and iOS using Ionic 2 and Angular with TypeScript.

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