freegeoip: Geolocate IP addresses in R

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Source See Also Examples

View source: R/geo_functions.R

Description

This R function uses the free freegeoip.net geocoding service to resolve an IP address (or a vector of them) into country, region, city, zip, latitude, longitude, area and metro codes.

The function require rjson.

Usage

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freegeoip(ip = myip(), format = ifelse(length(ip) == 1, "list",
  "dataframe"), ...)

Arguments

ip

a character vector of ips (default is the output from myip)

format

format of the output. Either "list" (default) or "data.frame"

...

not in use

Value

a list or data.frame with details on your geo location based on the freegeoip.net service.

Author(s)

Heuristic Andrew (see source for details)

Source

http://heuristically.wordpress.com/2013/05/20/geolocate-ip-addresses-in-r/.

See Also

freegeoip, myip, cranometer

Examples

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## Not run: 
freegeoip()

## http://www.students.ncl.ac.uk/keith.newman/r/maps-in-r
# install.packages("maps")
# install.packages("mapdata")
library(maps)
library(mapdata)    # Contains the hi-resolution points that mark out the countries.
map('worldHires')
require(installr)
myip_details <- freegeoip(myip())
my_lati <- myip_details$latitude
my_long <- myip_details$longitude
points(my_lati,my_long,col=2,pch=18, cex = 1)
# lines(c(my_lati,0) ,c(my_long, 50), col = 2)#' 

## End(Not run)

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