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Wednesday, June 29 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
request: A DSL for http requests

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Poster #7

Making http requests within R has gotten much easier with httr, jsonlite, and other tools. However, especially for consumers, the experience could be simpler. With inspiration from Python's httpie, the request R package makes a variety of assumptions that will fit most use cases: data will be in json format, you want to make a GET request, and you probably want back data.frame's. request allows non-standard evaluation to easily build up requests, but doesn't make you use it. request handles paging automatically, includes a retry helper, and more.

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avatar for Scott Chamberlain

Scott Chamberlain

rOpenSci / University of California, Berkeley


Wednesday June 29, 2016 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Sponsor Pavilion 326 Galvez Street Stanford, CA 94305-6105

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