To help users with creation of Data Packages we have implemented a descriptor validation tool:
Now users can check the Data Package descriptor to be sure they have no errors in it.
The descriptor should be stored online, e.g. on the github.
You should provide the URL to the descriptor (datapackage.json) file and press ‘Validate’ button.
Online validator tool validates only the descriptor file.
Here you can read about the full data validation on the DataHub.
We try to create a Data Package object using datapackage-js and then show user any errors the Data Package has with
Package.errors methods. For example, here we validate following datapackage.json file that has invalid
To create a valid Data Package, please read full datapackage.json specs here: