Export from XKCD to BigQuery
CloudQuery is an open-source data integration platform that allows you to export data from any source to any destination.
The CloudQuery XKCD plugin allows you to sync data from XKCD to any destination, including BigQuery. It's free, open source, requires no account, and takes only minutes to get started.
Ready? Let's dive right in!
Step 1. Install the CloudQuery CLI
The CloudQuery CLI is a command-line tool that runs the sync. It supports MacOS, Linux and Windows.
brew install cloudquery/tap/cloudquery
Step 2. Configure the XKCD source plugin
Create a configuration file for the XKCD plugin and set up authentication.
XKCD is a community plugin, which means that it is maintained by the CloudQuery community. Create a file called
xkcd.yaml, then copy the example and follow the instructions in the XKCD Plugin Documentation ↗ to fit your needs.
Step 3. Configure the BigQuery destination plugin
Create a configuration file for the BigQuery plugin and set up authentication.
Create a file called
bigquery.yaml and add the following contents:
Fine-tune this configuration to match your needs. For more information, see the BigQuery Plugin ↗ page in the docs.
Step 4. Start the Sync
Run the following command in your terminal to start the sync
And away we go! 🚀 The sync will run until completion, fetching all selected tables from XKCD. Any errors will be logged to a file called