|Project Name||Stars||Downloads||Repos Using This||Packages Using This||Most Recent Commit||Total Releases||Latest Release||Open Issues||License||Language|
|Rdflib||1,904||1,567||444||a day ago||33||July 26, 2022||231||bsd-3-clause||Python|
|RDFLib is a Python library for working with RDF, a simple yet powerful language for representing information.|
|Akutan||1,658||4 years ago||18||apache-2.0||Go|
|A distributed knowledge graph store|
|Nlp Knowledge Graph||1,340||16 days ago||mit|
|Awesome Graph||991||a month ago||8|
|A curated list of resources for graph databases and graph computing tools|
|Badwolf||958||a year ago||22||March 31, 2022||18||apache-2.0||Go|
|Temporal graph store abstraction layer.|
|Oxigraph||770||4||10 hours ago||5||March 19, 2022||61||apache-2.0||Rust|
|SPARQL graph database|
|Easyrdf||560||3,113||71||2 years ago||18||December 02, 2020||56||other|
|EasyRdf is a PHP library designed to make it easy to consume and produce RDF.|
|Ontop||556||5||10 hours ago||12||April 19, 2022||62||apache-2.0||Java|
|Ontop is a platform to query relational databases as Virtual RDF Knowledge Graphs using SPARQL|
|Graph Notebook||546||12 hours ago||55||June 11, 2022||22||apache-2.0||Jupyter Notebook|
|Library extending Jupyter notebooks to integrate with Apache TinkerPop, openCypher, and RDF SPARQL.|
|JS RDF store with SPARQL support|
This repository is for experimental/exploratory work on making RDF easier to use, with the goal of making it easy enough for most developers. By "RDF" we mean the whole RDF ecosystem -- including SPARQL, OWL, tools, standards, educational materials, etc. -- everything that a developer touches when using RDF. Our plan:
The value of RDF for graph data has been well proven, in many applications, over the 20+ years since it was first created. However, difficulty of use has caused RDF to be categorized as a niche technology. This is unfortunate because it limits uptake and prevents RDF from being viewed as a viable choice for many use cases that would otherwise be an excellent fit.
This work seeks to build upon our experience with RDF to examine how we can make it easier to use. What aspects or gaps have caused difficulty? How can RDF better support features that users commonly need and other graph databases offer? How can we make RDF -- or a successor -- easy enough for most developers?
At the same time, businesses are now showing a rapidly growing interest in graph data. Businesses have used relational databases for many years, but it is costly to adapt database schema and applications in response to evolving application needs. Other graph and NoSQL databases have emerged to help meet this need. Unfortunately, there is a lack of interoperability across existing graph data solutions, motivating interest in open standards for an interchange framework. RDF is an appealing vendor neutral framework for graph data, and is well positioned to take on the role of an interchange framework. Although this interest in RDF as a graph interchange framework arose independently from the effort to make RDF easier, and has different goals, there is a natural overlap in motivation, and both efforts can benefit each other.
1. The goal is to make RDF -- or some RDF-based successor -- easy enough for most developers, who are new to RDF, to be consistently successful.
2. Solutions may involve anything in the RDF ecosystem: standards, tools, guidance, etc. All options are on the table.
3. Backward compatibility is highly desirable, but less important than ease of use.
We welcome contributions. A good place to start is to review the issues list, categorized below. Please feel free to start a new issue if none of the existing ones are a good match. You can also send comments to the mailing list: [email protected].
This work is being performed under the W3C rdf-dev Community Group and is subject to the W3C Community Contributor License Agreement (CLA).
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