access datapackages in your browser with ease


DataPackages are a nice and neat tool to work with and bundle Data. However, working with them in browser-based apps is not straight forward. People's hosting doesn't support CORS so including datapackag files using e.g. d3.csv does not work :/. Datapackageproxy to the rescue!

DatapackageProxy is a appengine based script, that takes a datapackage url (without the trailing /datapackage.json) and allows you to access it's resources.

shows the first resource in the datapackage. If you're not sure which resource to use, try:
This will return the metadata for the package.


If you encounter problems using datapackageproxy - that are not due to a faulty datapackage - please submit issues on Github

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