16 March 2021

Accessing Python package index JSON APIs with requests

PyPI, the Python package index, provides a JSON API for information about its packages. This is essentially a machine-readable source of the same kind of data you can access while browsing the website. For example, as a human, I can head to the numpy project page in my browser, click around and see which versions […]

9 June 2020


structa is a hidden gem. It’s one of many great utilities created by Dave Jones. It’s a command line tool for analysing JSON files. Sometimes you need to inspect the structure of a large nested JSON file, and it’s too unwieldy to work out what kind of data it contains. structa is perfect for showing […]