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An ibis backend for querying datasette

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ibis-datasette provides a datasette backend for ibis. This lets you query any datasette server using a familiar dataframe-like API (rather than SQL).

Installation

ibis-datasette is available on pypi:

$ pip install ibis-datasette

Usage

Once installed, you can connect to any datasette server using the ibis.datasette.connect function. This takes the full URL to a database For example, to connect to the legislators database.

In [1]: import ibis

In [2]: con = ibis.datasette.connect("https://congress-legislators.datasettes.com/legislators")

Once connected, you can interact with tables using ibis just as you would a local sqlite database:

In [3]: ibis.options.interactive = True  # enable interactive mode

In [4]: con.list_tables()
Out[4]:
['executive_terms',
 'executives',
 'legislator_terms',
 'legislators',
 'offices',
 'social_media']

In [5]: t = con.tables.legislators  # access the `legislators` table

In [6]: t.name_first.topk(5)  # top 5 first names for legislators
Out[6]:
  name_first  count
0       John   1273
1    William   1024
2      James    721
3     Thomas    457
4    Charles    442

LICENSE

New BSD. See the License File.

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