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Archive for December 5th, 2012

If you think CSV is easy; think again!

Posted by jpluimers on 2012/12/05

Lots of people think CSV is easy: it’s just a bunch of values separated with commas. But in practice it is not. Various reasons can make CSV very hard, especially since “CSV” is not a single, well-defined format. As always importing is always harder than exporting. A few reasons that make it hard:

A few links that helped me a lot getting input and output of CSV right in C#:

Thanks to Jabulaza:


via: Comma-separated values – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Posted in Conference Topics, Conferences, CSV, Development, EBCDIC, Encoding, Event, Software Development | 4 Comments »

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