Skip to main content

A quick and easy way to convert a Pandas DataFrame to a Tableau extract.

Project description

# pandleau

A quick and easy way to convert a Pandas DataFrame to a Tableau .tde or .hyper extract.

## Getting Started

### Prerequisites

- If you want to output as a .tde format, you'll need to install TableauSDK directly from Tableau's site: .
- If you want to output as a .hyper format, you'll need to install Extract API 2.0 directly from Tableau's site: .
- Although Tableau's site claims Python 3 is not supported, this module is tested to work fully functional on Python 3.6

### Installing

Once installing TableauSDK is done, download this repository, navigate to your downloads file and run the following in cmd:
python -m install

You can also install pandleau using pip:
pip install pandleau
But note that this will throw a warning to install tableausdk using the above link in Prerequisites.

## Example

I grabbed the following Brazil flights data off of kaggle for this example:

import pandas as pd
from pandleau import *

# Import the data
example_df = pd.read_csv(r'example/BrFlights2.csv', encoding = 'iso-8859-1')

# Format dates in pandas
example_df['Partida.Prevista'] = pd.to_datetime(example_df['Partida.Prevista'], format = '%Y-%m-%d')
example_df['Partida.Real'] = pd.to_datetime(example_df['Partida.Real'], format = '%Y-%m-%d')
example_df['Chegada.Prevista'] = pd.to_datetime(example_df['Chegada.Prevista'], format = '%Y-%m-%d')
example_df['Chegada.Real'] = pd.to_datetime(example_df['Chegada.Real'], format = '%Y-%m-%d')

# Set up a spatial column
example_df.loc[:, 'SpatialDest'] = example_df['LongDest'].apply( lambda x: "POINT (" + str( round(x, 6) ) ) + \
example_df['LatDest'].apply( lambda x: " "+str( round(x, 6) ) + ")" )

# Change to pandleau object
df_tableau = pandleau(example_df)

# Define spatial column
df_tableau.set_spatial('SpatialDest', indicator=True)

# Write .tde or .hyper Extract!
df_tableau.to_tableau('test.hyper', add_index=False)


## Authors

* **Benjamin Wiley** - [jamin4lyfe](
* **Zhirui(Jerry) Wang** - [zhiruiwang](

## Related Project

[RTableau]( Convert R data.frame to Tableau Extract using pandleau

## License

This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the []( file for details

Project details

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Filename, size & hash SHA256 hash help File type Python version Upload date
pandleau-0.3.1-py3-none-any.whl (4.6 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Wheel py3
pandleau-0.3.1.tar.gz (4.3 kB) Copy SHA256 hash SHA256 Source None

Supported by

Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Google Google BigQuery Sentry Sentry Error logging AWS AWS Cloud computing DataDog DataDog Monitoring Fastly Fastly CDN SignalFx SignalFx Supporter DigiCert DigiCert EV certificate StatusPage StatusPage Status page