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Programming language: Kotlin
License: Apache License 2.0
Tags: Misc    
Latest version: v0.13.0

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kotlin-csv

Pure Kotlin CSV Reader/Writer.

Design goals

1. Simple interface

  • easy to setup
  • use DSL so easy to read

2. Automatic handling of I/O

  • in Java, we always need to close file. but it's boilerplate code and not friendly for non-JVM user.
  • provide interfaces which automatically close file without being aware.

3. Multiplatform

  • kotlin multiplatform project

Usage

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Gradle

//gradle kotlin DSL
implementation("com.github.doyaaaaaken:kotlin-csv-jvm:1.1.0") //for JVM platform
implementation("com.github.doyaaaaaken:kotlin-csv-js:1.1.0") //for Kotlin JS platform

//gradle groovy DSL
implementation 'com.github.doyaaaaaken:kotlin-csv-jvm:1.1.0' //for JVM platform
implementation 'com.github.doyaaaaaken:kotlin-csv-js:1.1.0' //for Kotlin JS platform

Maven

<dependency>
  <groupId>com.github.doyaaaaaken</groupId>
  <artifactId>kotlin-csv-jvm</artifactId>
  <version>1.1.0</version>
</dependency>
<dependency>
  <groupId>com.github.doyaaaaaken</groupId>
  <artifactId>kotlin-csv-js</artifactId>
  <version>1.1.0</version>
</dependency>

kscript

@file:DependsOn("com.github.doyaaaaaken:kotlin-csv-jvm:1.1.0") //for JVM platform
@file:DependsOn("com.github.doyaaaaaken:kotlin-csv-js:1.1.0") //for Kotlin JS platform

Examples

CSV Read examples

Simple case

You can read csv file from String, java.io.File or java.io.InputStream object.
No need to do any I/O handling. (No need to call use, close and flush method.)

// read from `String`
val csvData: String = "a,b,c\nd,e,f"
val rows: List<List<String>> = csvReader().readAll(csvData)

// read from `java.io.File`
val file: File = File("test.csv")
val rows: List<List<String>> = csvReader().readAll(file)

Read with header

val csvData: String = "a,b,c\nd,e,f"
val rows: List<Map<String, String>> = csvReader().readAllWithHeader(csvData)
println(rows) //[{a=d, b=e, c=f}]

Read as Sequence

Sequence type allows to execute lazily. It starts to process each rows before reading all row data.

See detail about Sequence type on Kotlin official document.

csvReader().open("test1.csv") {
    readAllAsSequence().forEach { row: List<String> ->
        //Do something
        println(row) //[a, b, c]
    }
}

csvReader().open("test2.csv") {
    readAllWithHeaderAsSequence().forEach { row: Map<String, String> ->
        //Do something
        println(row) //{id=1, name=doyaaaaaken}
    }
}

NOTE:readAllAsSequence and readAllWithHeaderAsSequence methods can only be called within the open lambda block. The input stream is closed after the open lambda block.

Read line by line

If you want to handle line-by-line, you can do it by using open method. Use open method and then use readNext method inside nested block to read row.

csvReader().open("test.csv") {
    readNext()
}

Read in a Suspending Function

csvReader().openAsync("test.csv") {
    val container = mutalbeListOf<List<String>>()
    delay(100) //other suspending task
    readAllAsSequence().asFlow().collect { row ->
       delay(100) // other suspending task
       container.add(row) 
    }
}

Note: openAsync can be and only be accessed through a coroutine or another suspending function

Customize

When you create CsvReader, you can choose read options:

// this is tsv reader's option
val tsvReader = csvReader {
    charset = "ISO_8859_1"
    quoteChar = '"'
    delimiter = '\t'
    escapeChar = '\\'
}
Opton default value description
charset UTF-8 Charset encoding. The value must be supported by java.nio.charset.Charset.
quoteChar " Character used to quote fields.
delimiter , Character used as delimiter between each field.Use "\t" if reading TSV file.
escapeChar " Character to escape quote inside field string.Normally, you don't have to change this option.See detail comment on [ICsvReaderContext](src/commonMain/kotlin/com/github/doyaaaaaken/kotlincsv/dsl/context/CsvReaderContext.kt).
skipEmptyLine false Whether to skip or error out on empty lines.
skipMissMatchedRow false Whether to skip an invalid row (different number of fields from other rows) or throw an exception.

CSV Write examples

Simple case

You can start writing csv in one line, no need to do any I/O handling (No need to call use, close and flush method.):

val rows = listOf(listOf("a", "b", "c"), listOf("d", "e", "f"))
csvWriter().writeAll(rows, "test.csv")

// if you'd append data on the tail of the file, assign `append = true`.
csvWriter().writeAll(rows, "test.csv", append = true)

// You can also write into OutpusStream.
csvWriter().writeAll(rows, File("test.csv").outputStream())

You can also write a csv file line by line by open method:

val row1 = listOf("a", "b", "c")
val row2 = listOf("d", "e", "f")

csvWriter().open("test.csv") { 
    writeRow(row1)
    writeRow(row2)
    writeRow("g", "h", "i")
    writeRows(listOf(row1, row2))
}

Write in a Suspending Function

val rows = listOf(listOf("a", "b", "c"), listOf("d", "e", "f")).asSequence()
csvWriter().openAsync(testFileName) {
    delay(100) //other suspending task
    rows.asFlow().collect {
       delay(100) // other suspending task
        writeRow(it)
    }
}

long-running write (manual control for file close)

If you want to close a file writer manually for performance reasons (e.g. streaming scenario), you can use openAndGetRawWriter and get a raw CsvFileWriter.
DO NOT forget to close the writer!

val row1 = listOf("a", "b", "c")
@OptIn(KotlinCsvExperimental::class)
val writer = csvWriter().openAndGetRawWriter("test.csv") 
writer.writeRow(row1)
writer.close()

Customize

When you create a CsvWriter, you can choose write options.

val writer = csvWriter {
    charset = "ISO_8859_1"
    delimiter = '\t'
    nullCode = "NULL"
    lineTerminator = "\n"
    outputLastLineTerminator = true
    quote {
        mode = WriteQuoteMode.ALL
        char = '\''
    }
}
Option default value description
charset UTF-8 Charset encoding. The value must be supported by java.nio.charset.Charset.
delimiter , Character used as delimiter between each fields.Use "\t" if reading TSV file.
nullCode (empty string) Character used when a written field is null value.
lineTerminator \r\n Character used as line terminator.
outputLastLineTerminator true Output line break at the end of file or not.
quote.char " Character to quote each fields.
quote.mode CANONICAL Quote mode. - CANONICAL: Not quote normally, but quote special characters (quoteChar, delimiter, line feed). This is the specification of CSV.- ALL: Quote all fields.- NON_NUMERIC: Quote non-numeric fields. (ex. 1,"a",2.3)

Links

Documents

Libraries which use kotlin-csv

Miscellaneous

๐Ÿค Contributing

Contributions, issues and feature requests are welcome! If you have questions, ask away in Kotlin Slack's kotlin-csv room.

๐Ÿ’ป Development

git clone [email protected]:doyaaaaaken/kotlin-csv.git
cd kotlin-csv
./gradlew check

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๐Ÿ“ License

Copyright ยฉ 2019 doyaaaaaken.
This project is licensed under [Apache 2.0](LICENSE).


This project is inspired โค๏ธ by scala-csv

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