Packaging your Data
You can package any kind of data as a Data Package.
- Get your data together
- Get your data together in one folder (you can have data in subfolders of that folder too if you wish).
- Add a
datapackage.jsonfile to package those data files into a useful whole (with key information like the license, title and format)
- The datapackage.json is a small file in JSON format that gives a bit of information about your dataset. You'll need to create this file and then place it in the directory you created.
- Don't worry if you don't know what JSON is - we provide some tools that can automatically create your this file for you.
- There are 2 options for creating the datapackage.json:
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