How to validate a CSV File in Python

Validating your files in an important step that should not be passed over. We have a Cloudmersive API that runs that step for you. Our API checks to see if the document is valid and if it comes up invalid, it informs you of the errors in the document for you so that you can fix them.

Here is how it works,

First thing, you will need to install the Cloudmersive API Client:

pip install cloudmersive-convert-api-client

Next, we will have the API client run the function to get those CSV files checked for you. Here is our code example:

from __future__ import print_functionimport timeimport cloudmersive_convert_api_clientfrom cloudmersive_convert_api_client.rest import ApiExceptionfrom pprint import pprint# Configure API key authorization: Apikeyconfiguration = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.Configuration()configuration.api_key['Apikey'] = 'YOUR_API_KEY'# Uncomment below to setup prefix (e.g. Bearer) for API key, if needed# configuration.api_key_prefix['Apikey'] = 'Bearer'# create an instance of the API classapi_instance = cloudmersive_convert_api_client.ValidateDocumentApi(cloudmersive_convert_api_client.ApiClient(configuration))input_file = '/path/to/file' # file | Input file to perform the operation on.try:# Validate a CSV file document (CSV)api_response = api_instance.validate_document_csv_validation(input_file)pprint(api_response)except ApiException as e:print("Exception when calling ValidateDocumentApi->validate_document_csv_validation: %s\n" % e)

Alright, now that you are down here, you’re CSV file should now be validated by our Cloudmersive API. We hope that you enjoyed using our API and feel free to check out our other APIs that might just make your life a little easier.

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