R Webscraping

Open-source R projects categorized as Webscraping | Edit details

Top 3 R Webscraping Projects

  • GitHub repo Rcrawler

    An R web crawler and scraper

    Project mention: increasing scraping speed | reddit.com/r/webscraping | 2021-01-29

    I'm not an R expert, but here are a few links about concurrent web scraping in R: RCurl, rvest + furrr, RCrawler.

  • GitHub repo r-web-scraping-cheat-sheet

    Guide, reference and cheatsheet on web scraping using rvest, httr and Rselenium.

    Project mention: R rookie: Web scraping data tables | reddit.com/r/RStudio | 2021-04-05
  • Nanos

    Run Linux Software Faster and Safer than Linux with Unikernels.

  • GitHub repo imdb

    Web-scraping and data visualization of IMDb's most popular movies in 2018 (by lorenanda)

    Project mention: Web-scraping IMDb with R | dev.to | 2021-06-28

    There are many no-code tools for web scraping, like browser plug-ins (e.g. Webscraper) and software (e.g. Parsehub). However, if you need more advanced scraping settings and have basic coding skills, I recommend the Python libraries Beautiful Soup or Selenium, and the R package rvest. The latter is the one I used for scraping IMDb and you can find the commented code on my GitHub.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-06-28.

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Project Stars
1 Rcrawler 299
2 r-web-scraping-cheat-sheet 258
3 imdb 0
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