External Software

Users can also query data in CanWIN using programming languages such as SQL, R or Python. Here we will discuss using R and Python languages.  If Data is available via the CKAN API, users can click the Data API button to view examples on how to use the SQL and python languages to query CanWIN data.

A list of external software commonly used to access data in CanWIN is listed below.

Command Line Tools

Programming Languages

  • Python
  • R
    • ckanr - R client for CKAN API. Includes interface to 'CKAN' 'APIs' for search, list, show for packages, organizations, and resources. In addition, provides an interface to the 'datastore' API.