The Spreadsheet is the Database05.01.14 · python
Say what you will about their pledge drives, National Public Radio knows open source. The NPR Visuals Team recently released copytext, a library that turns spreadsheets into native Python objects. In plain English: Excel is the database.
Let that sink in for a minute. You can now use one of the most widely deployed apps of all time as a content management system. Read NPR’s excellent blog post about copytext and give it a try!