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This week we will be using the download tool to pull some public employment data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Once downloaded the data needs to parsed into the required format to prepare it for use. I have also provided a snapshot of the input data if you have firewall issues accessing the data from the URL, you won't need it if you use the download tool. If your results differ slightly in row content, the data may have changed at the URL…
Use Case: The input data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/web/empsit/compaes.txt) needs to be downloaded and formatted for analytics. The data set details employee statistics that are adjusted seasonally.
Objective: Download the data from the URL then parse it to match the output shown in the sample output.
Here's a solution:
Here is another route:
This is probably the most tools I've used in a challenge so far...I'm not proud of myself But if it works...it works!