DataDeck v0.4.0 – Creation, modification and organization of Packages

A new DataDeck version is out. In DataDeck v0.4.0 I implemented quite all the additions I developed in dpm library. In this release I focused on packages. Because DataDeck searches and downloads packages from The Data Hub, it makes sense to have those packages organized and easily managed. Therefore, DataDeck now has a Package Library … Continue reading “DataDeck v0.4.0 – Creation, modification and organization of Packages”

Announcing DataDeck v0.3.3, huge refactoring and many bugs fixed

I could not call it v0.4.0 because I did not really add new functionalities since v0.3.2. But take a look at the GitHub compare of v0.3.2 and v0.3.3. A total of 11 commits, showing 21 changed files with 3,605 additions and 1,740 deletions. Not bad for a one-man, ~1300 LOC sized project (still have to … Continue reading “Announcing DataDeck v0.3.3, huge refactoring and many bugs fixed”

datapkggui is now DataDeck, datapkg is now dpm and other great news

A heated week for OFKN projects! After I joined [ckan-dev] mailing list to discuss about datapkggui and datapkg, many things happened: Datapkg has been renamed to dpm, and is rapidly evolving under-the-hood My datapkggui project has been renamed to DataDeck, it is moving forward to become a CKAN project and will have its tiny Wiki … Continue reading “datapkggui is now DataDeck, datapkg is now dpm and other great news”

datapkggui v0.2.1, an important bugfix

I don’t usually post about bugfixing releases, but this one is very important. It seems that nobody (including me and datapkg developers) noticed that datapkg default configuration currently points to the old CKAN Api url, While developing datapkggui, I simply changed the configuration line ckan.url = to ckan.url = New users that directly download datapkg (or … Continue reading “datapkggui v0.2.1, an important bugfix”

Announcing datapkggui v0.1.0

It is a pleasure for me to announce the availability of the first public release of datapkggui. Summarizing again, datapkggui is a graphical frontend for datapkg. It looks like a package manager for a GNU/Linux distribution, and it is used for obtaining open data packages. The name of the project has just been changed from … Continue reading “Announcing datapkggui v0.1.0”

Datapkg-gui, first attempts with wxPython

Time for a little update. It was quite hard to begin coding because I am not familiar with setuptools nor with wxPython. As promised, I began writing the library wrapper for datapkg (it lives in /datapkggui/ I’m incrementally developing it, and add new functions as soon as I need them. At the current state, it … Continue reading “Datapkg-gui, first attempts with wxPython”