Easy Data Transform v1.20.0 is now available for Windows and Mac. Improvements include:
Find out more and download the new release from the release page:
This is a free upgrade for everyone with a valid license. If you don’t yet have a license, you can buy one here.
Thanks to everyone who sent us bug reports and suggestions for improvements. Is there something you would like to see improved in Easy Data Transform? A bug that needs fixing? Something that is too slow? A feature request? Let us know by replying to this email or on the forum.
A hash maps any string to another string of a fixed length. Similar input strings produce very different outputs. E.g.:
The MD5 hash of “Hello” is:
The MD5 hash of “hello” is:
Hashing is a one-way process. You can’t reverse it.
The chance of 2 different strings producing the same hash ( a ‘collision’) is infinitessimally small.
Hashing has various applications:
You can see a useful 8 minute Tom Scott/Numberphile video on hashing if you click the image below:
Tidy data has the form:
We’ve written an article showing how you can use Easy Data Transform to convert ‘messy data’ into ‘tidy data’ to make it easier to analyze and use.
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