My little presentation on getting web data through R

With examples from rOpenSci R packages. p.s. I am no expert at this... Web data from R View more presentations from schamber

October 28, 2011 · 1 min · Scott Chamberlain

Two new rOpenSci R packages are on CRAN

Carl Boettiger, a graduate student at UC Davis, just got two packages on CRAN. One is treebase, which which handshakes with the Treebase API. The other is rfishbase, which connects with the Fishbase, although I believe just scrapes XML content as there is no API. See development on GitHub for treebase here, and for rfishbase here. Carl has some tutorials on treebase and rfishbase at his website here, and we have an official rOpenSci tutorial for treebase here....

October 27, 2011 · 1 min · Scott Chamberlain