sword

A fast, sharp, Python C extension for data mining.


Keywords
data mining, data science, search, csv, data table, data analytics
License
MIT
Install
pip install sword==0.0.3

Documentation

Sword

A Fast Data Mining C Library for Python

Intro

sword is a Python C Extension for making data mining and data searching super fast. It's designed to give you amazing performance in the comfort and simplicity of Python. sword offers a wide array of tools to parse and search tabular data, csv, xml, and much more.

Status

sword is still in the active development phase. It currently supports some CSV functionality. More detailed and rich features will be released in coming patch releases.

Functions

sword currently provides the following functions:

csv_read_row:

This function reads a single CSV row from a string, and returns a tuple containing:

  • The list containing the row elements.
  • The remaining unread string.

Example:

>>> import sword
>>> sword.csv_read_row("54.7,32.6,54.7\n")
([b'54.7', b'32.6', b'54.7'], b'\n')

csv_count_rows:

Counts the number of rows in a CSV-string

Exmaple:

>>> import sword
>>> sword.csv_count_rows("1,2\n3,4\n5,5,5,5\n")
3

csv_count_cols:

Counts the number of columns in a CSv-string

Example:

>>> import sword
>>> sword.csv_count_cols("1,2,3,4\n")
4