Web Scraping

TALK: useR2020 Very Easy Web Scraping with ralger

Due to the COVID19 situation, the annual useR conference, useR2020 went virtual. In that context, I had the honor to give a talk entitled: Very Easy Web Scraping with ralger. You can have more information about the package here. If you have any suggestion, feel free to open an issue or create a Pull Request on Github.

(Very) Easy Web Scraping with ralger

ralger is a package that aims to facilitate to the maximum web scraping in R. For scraping some data, you only need two elements, the link of the web page and the html or css node that references the needed information. Don’t panic, you don’t have to spend hours learning html and css. You can just use the SelectorGadget chrome extension. You can check out this tutorial for more information.