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CSV has abbreviated as Comma Separated Values.

CSV is a format of comma-separated values that contains the data in table format. CSV file is a file extension, a data format for transferring data between software applications.

It contains a data format of comma-separated values.

CSV files data contains table data, and multiple rows, with each row containing multiple columns.

CSV files look like excel files with or without headers. CSV and Excel files are not the same.

CSV files are useful and act as an intermediate step to migrate data between different systems of different formats. It is easy to import and export data into CSV files from Databases.


  • Comma Separated Values format
  • Are text files, that contain data in tabular format for storing data, easy to readable by humans
  • Each line of a CSV file is a record
  • Record contains multiple columns of delimiter
  • Delimiter is a comma (,) by default. You can use other delimiters tab(\t), pipe(|) and Semicolon(;)

Advantages of rss file extension

  • It is human-readable for simple data storage with comma format
  • Support all popular languages - GO, Java, Python, JavaScript, etc.
  • Easy to create and save
  • Support large data sets
  • Standard format to read faster compared with other files.
  • Maintainable
  • Read and write capabilities
  • the content of these files looks like an excel sheet

CSV file Disadvantages

  • No support for binary data, and special characters
  • Comments are not supported
  • Only basic types of string supported,
  • It is very difficult to differentiate between Text and numbers

CSV file use cases

  • CSV can be used in any type of project for data storage
  • Data import and export between different components, frameworks, and software

CSV file extension

create a text file with the extension .csv, You can use any IDE or text editor to open this file.

CSV File extension rules

  • CSV files extension is .csv by default
  • file supports UTF-8 encoding format only
  • Supports whitespaces, tabs, and newlines asci code

What is the correct MIME type to use for an RSS feed?

MIMIE is a format given in request and response, send between client and servers on network.

RSS feeds contains application/rss+xml

Content-Type and Accept are http headers

  • application/rss+xml

and request contains the below value for rss data sending over the internet

  • Content-type: application/rss+xml

How do you open CSV files

All the popular IDE supports the CSV file extension and provides plugins to validate this file content.

  • Notepad++
  • Eclipse
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Excel
  • Notepad

What CSV means?

CSV is a text file that contains values separated by a comma.