Formats

Name Description Use Cases
HTML HTML, short for Hyper-text Markup Language, is the language of the Web that facilitates presentation of information in a schematic, stylish, and navigational way.
  • Web sites / pages
  • Inter-linked documents
  • Interactive interface
JSON JSON, short for JavaScript Object Notation, is the de facto information exchange standard by programmers and information systems that communicate via the Internet / HTTP.
  • Programming
  • Parameter exchanges
  • Schematic data transfer
XML XML, short for eXtensible Markup Language, is as widely used as JSON by programmers and information systems to exchange structural data on the Internet / HTTP, readable by both human and machine.
  • Programming
  • Parameter exchanges
  • Schematic data transfer
  • Human consumption
Excel Microsoft Excel, the world's spreadsheet program.
  • Office spreadsheet
  • Tabular data
  • Data analysis / programming
CSV Comma-separated values, or CSV, is a simple yet universal plain text format for tabular data.
  • Programming
  • Tabular data
  • Plain text
PDF Portable Document Format, of Adobe, is the universal format in visual presentation and print.
  • Print
  • Manuals
  • Documents
  • Books
  • Visual / Graphics / Infographics

Manifests

Name Description / Use Cases Example
Cluster

DataSN invented multi-dimensional presentation of data, as a family or a network of data rows / objects of different tables relating to one another.

Related or descendent rows / objects are associated with the parent row by an array of IDs in the keys.

  • A schema of related tables
  • A Database
  • Related rows of different tables
  • Excel Workbook
{
  "business": {
    "5009": {
      "id": "5009",
      "ts": "2017-06-19 15:41:40",
      "title": "Industrial Chrome Plate Inc",
      "address_street": "2805 S Flores St",
      "address_locality": "San Antonio",
      "address_region": "TX",
      "postal_code": "78204",
      "telephone": "(210) 226-1261",
      "category": "Plating",
      "website": "http://icp-sa.com",
      "category_1_x_business_id": {
        "5009": []
      },
      "business_image_id": {
        "1080": []
      }
    }
  },
  "category_1_x_business": {
    "5009": {
      "id": "5009",
      "ts": "2017-06-19 15:41:40",
      "category_1_id": "173",
      "business_id": "5009"
    }
  },
  "category_1": {
    "173": {
      "category_1_x_business_id": {
        "5009": []
      },
      "id": "173",
      "ts": "2017-06-19 15:41:40",
      "title": "Chrome Plating",
      "city_id": "2"
    }
  },
  "city": {
    "2": {
      "category_1_id": {
        "173": []
      },
      "id": "2",
      "ts": "2017-06-19 14:39:08",
      "title": "San Antonio"
    }
  },
  "business_image": {
    "1080": {
      "id": "1080",
      "path": "/fd/b8/fdb81025ad3faee3.jpg",
      "business_id": "5009"
    }
  }
}
Row

Traditional 2-dimensional data presentation as a table with columns and rows.

Related or descendent data rows / objects are nested under the parent row as sub rows / objects.

  • A single table
  • Excel Worksheet
{
  "5009": {
    "business.id": "5009",
    "business.ts": "2017-06-19 15:41:40",
    "business.title": "Industrial Chrome Plate Inc",
    "business.address_street": "2805 S Flores St",
    "business.address_locality": "San Antonio",
    "business.address_region": "TX",
    "business.postal_code": "78204",
    "business.telephone": "(210) 226-1261",
    "business.category": "Plating",
    "business.website": "http://icp-sa.com",
    "business.category_1_x_business_id": {
      "5009": {
        "category_1_x_business.id": "5009",
        "category_1_x_business.ts": "2017-06-19 15:41:40",
        "category_1_x_business.category_1_id": {
          "173": {
            "category_1.id": "173",
            "category_1.ts": "2017-06-19 15:41:40",
            "category_1.title": "Chrome Plating",
            "category_1.city_id": {
              "2": {
                "city.id": "2",
                "city.ts": "2017-06-19 14:39:08",
                "city.title": "San Antonio"
              }
            }
          }
        }
      }
    },
    "business.business_image_id": {
      "1080": {
        "business_image.id": "1080",
        "business_image.path": "/fd/b8/fdb81025ad3faee3.jpg"
      }
    }
  }
}

How to use

  1. Study the documentations on this page.
  2. Learn them by using the Online Query tool to make API queries.

FAQ

  1. More docs?

    Find more docs at https://help.datasn.io.

GET DATA OF ANY
WEBSITE

GOT A DIFFERENT IDEA?

Let's Talk

EARLY BIRDS EMAIL LIST

Subscribe to be notified of major data releases and updates.

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | support@datasn.io | PayPal: pay@datasn.io | +86 (158) 0293-6510 | Shangpin Guoji, 88 Gaoxin Road, Xian 710000, China