The Spreadsheet is the Database

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!

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