Author: Manuel Lemos
Package: PHP CSV Library for Row Data Analysis
The CSV format itself does not contain many details about the types of data stored in each column of the data tables.
This class can analyze the values from a CSV file and extract several details about the column data values.
About the PHP CSV Library for Row Data Analysis Package
The package PHP CSV Library for Row Data Analysis is one of the few PHP packages that was considered notable recently because it does something that is worth paying attention.
The basic purpose is: Extract column types from arrays with tabular data
Here follows in more detail what it does:
This class can extract column types from arrays with tabular data.
It can take as a parameter an array with two dimensions that may have been created by parsing CSV files.
The class can analyse the characteristics of each column of the array to find the common patterns of the column values.
Currently it the class can find the following characteristics:
- Type of the column values: integer, date, string, float, IP address
- Count of NULL values
- Count of empty values
- Has non-number values
- Percentages of numeric columns have positive, zero or negative values
The PHP CSV Library for Row Data Analysis can be downloaded from download page or be installed using the PHP Composer tool following instructions in the Composer install instructions page.
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