wethepeople (0.6.1)

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An R client for interacting with the White House's "We The People" petition API..


Implements an R client for the We The People petitions API. The client supports loading petitions, signatures, and users. Additionally, the package includes petition and signature data samples. There are also several functions for analyzing and visualizing the data. Term frequency calculations and word clouds are supported using the tm and wordcloud package, respectively. Petition and issue summary plots are also implemented using the ggplot2 package. For additional information about the We The People project, see https://petitions.whitehouse.gov. Note that the API limits requests to 10/second. For bulk data loading, please use the data dump provided by the White House: https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/developers

Maintainer: Yoni Ben-Meshulam
Author(s): Yoni Ben-Meshulam

License: GPL-3

Uses: ggplot2, plyr, RColorBrewer, RCurl, reshape, rjson, tm, wordcloud, RMySQL

Released over 6 years ago.

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