I’ve written a post on the Help Me Investigate blog on a number of different ways to publish data online, from converting Excel spreadsheets into HTML tables, to using Google Docs, or using data-sharing platforms like BuzzData. You may find it useful.
There have been quite a few tools springing up over the past few months that I’ve not had time to blog about, so here’s a roundup post on all of them – a bumper Something For The Weekend (let me know how you find these).
1. Junar – for scraping websites and sharing data
Junar presents a much easier way to scrape data from online tables with its ‘Collect Data‘ tool – and the team behind it tell me they have plans to build functionality allowing users to scrape linked pages, as well as the ability to scrape PDFs. Continue reading