Nov 3 – 5, 2023
Riga, Latvia
Europe/Riga timezone

By the way, I run spreadsheets in the terminal

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Riga, Latvia

Riga, Latvia

Radisson Blu Latvija Hotel Elizabetes Street 55, LV-1010, Riga, Latvia
Lightning Talk (5 min) Linux Desktop


Mike Eichler
Linux Lads Podcast


Gentle and meme-sprinkled introduction to VisiData, an open source CLI spreadsheet application.

VisiData is an open-source data multitool that can be used to explore and arrange tabular data. It is a lightweight utility that combines the clarity of a spreadsheet, the efficiency of the terminal, and the power of Python. It can handle millions of rows with ease. VisiData supports tsv, csv, sqlite, json, xlsx (Excel), hdf5, and many other formats.

In this talk, I will discuss how VisiData can be used to perform various tasks such as sorting, filtering, merging and more. I will also talk about how VisiData has helped me in my work and how it can help others.

I am not affiliated with the project but use the app every day in my day job.

Session author's bio

Mike is a research team lead who often deals with a sizeable amount of data. He is also a long-term Linux enthusiast and one of the co-hosts of the Linux Lads podcast.

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Level of Difficulty Intermediate

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