RCurl (1.95-4.5)

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General network (HTTP/FTP/...) client interface for R.


The package allows one to compose general HTTP requests and provides convenient functions to fetch URIs, get & post forms, etc. and process the results returned by the Web server. This provides a great deal of control over the HTTP/FTP/... connection and the form of the request while providing a higher-level interface than is available just using R socket connections. Additionally, the underlying implementation is robust and extensive, supporting FTP/FTPS/TFTP (uploads and downloads), SSL/HTTPS, telnet, dict, ldap, and also supports cookies, redirects, authentication, etc.

Maintainer: Duncan Temple Lang
Author(s): Duncan Temple Lang

License: BSD

Uses: bitops, XML
Reverse depends: anametrix, aqr, betfairly, bigml, BioIDMapper, CHCN, cimis, couchDB, crn, datamart, decctools, dvn, ez, factualR, fda, fds, FinCal, flora, googlebigquery, gstudio, GuardianR, helpr, imguR, infochimps, kobe, Metadata, mosaic, MTurkR, nhlscrapr, notifyR, OIdata, osmar, psidR, pumilioR, rAltmetric, Rcolombos, RDSTK, rebird, rentrez, Reol, rfisheries, RForcecom, rHpcc, rImpactStory, Rlabkey, RLastFM, rneos, ROAuth, ropensecretsapi, rPlant, RProtoBuf, rpubchem, RSearchYJ, RSiteCatalyst, RStackExchange, RTDAmeritrade, scrapeR, SocrataR, soilDB, sos4R, source.gist, SPARQL, sqlshare, streamR, SynergizeR, tibbrConnector, tm.plugin.webmining, tumblR, twitteR, wethepeople, YjdnJlp, zendeskR
Reverse suggests: aqp, aqr, bio3d, boilerpipeR, cacher, cMonkey, d3Network, demography, devtools, Ecdat, fbRanks, fda, GSIF, markdown, mosaic, move, plotKML, soilDB, taRifx.geo, XML

Released 4 months ago.

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