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Recently noticed a little Python library called httpcode that does a simple thing: gives information on http codes in the CLI. I thought this could maybe potentially be useful for R. So I made an R...

A missed chat on the rOpenSci website the other day asked: Hi there, i am trying to use the taxize package and have a .csv file of species names to run through taxize updating them. What would ...

Just today we’ve hit 1000 commits on taxize! taxize is an R client to search across lots of taxonomic databases on the web. In honor of the 1000 commit milestone, here’s some stats on the project....

Recently I had need to create a client for scraping museum metadata to help out some folks that use that kind of data. It’s called musemeta. One of the data sources in that package uses the open so...

Recently I’ve had fun playing with the GitHub API, and here are some notes to self about this fun having. Setup Get/load packages install.packages(c('devtools','jsonlite','httr','yaml')) libr...