Creating and using JSON schemas to validate data


This is a place to discuss techniques, tools and resources for the creation and use of JSON schemas to validate your CSV’s. A number of free online tools (still in alpha stages of development) now offer the capability to validate CSV’s against a user defined schema. This can lead to much better insights into data quality that might otherwhise be overlooked in very large datasets.

Links to tools


You can read about the fun Jason and I had packaging and validating public transport data in this topic:

We ended up using Good Tables, as CSVLint didn’t support the latest version of the JSON Table Schema specification. (Here’s the issue on GitHub).