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GeoBases V5 release: data services and visualization

Mar 08, 2013, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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This project provides tools to play with geographical data. It also works with non-geographical data, except for map visualizations :).

There are embedded data sources in the project, but you can easily play with your own data in addition to the available ones. After data loading, you can:

perform various types of queries (find this key, or find keys with this property)
make fuzzy searches based on string distance (find things roughly named like this)
make phonetic searches (find things sounding like this)
make geographical searches (find things next to this place)
get results on a map, or export it as csv data, or as a Python object

This is entirely written in Python. The core part is a Python package, but there is a command line tool as well! Get it with easy_install, then you can see where are airports with international in their name:

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