# csv

## Converting CSV to RDF with Tarql

Quick and easy and, if you like, streaming.

I have seen several tools for converting spreadsheets to RDF over the years. They typically try to cover so many different cases that learning how to use them has taken more effort than just writing a short perl script that uses the split() command, so that’s what I usually ended up doing. (Several years ago I did come up with another way that was more of a cute trick with Turtle syntax.)

## Creating Wide CSV files with SPARQL

Lots of columns and commas, but all in the right place.

I recently decided to copy my address book, which I have in an RDF file, to Google Contacts. The basic steps are pretty straightforward:

## Converting CSV to RDF

The simplest way yet.

There are probably dozens of ways to convert comma-separated values to parsable RDF, but I recently came up with one that was so simple that I wanted to share it.