splashr: Tools to Work with the 'Splash' 'JavaScript' Rendering and Scraping Service
Version 0.4.0

'Splash' is a 'JavaScript' rendering service. It is a lightweight web browser with an 'HTTP' API, implemented in 'Python' using 'Twisted' and 'QT' and provides some of the core functionality of the 'RSelenium' or 'seleniumPipes' R packages in a lightweight footprint. Some of 'Splash' features include the ability to process multiple web pages in parallel; retrieving 'HTML' results and/or take screen shots; disabling images or use 'Adblock Plus' rules to make rendering faster; executing custom 'JavaScript' in page context; getting detailed rendering info in 'HAR' format.

Package details

AuthorBob Rudis [aut, cre]
Date of publication2017-08-29 21:41:48 UTC
MaintainerBob Rudis <[email protected]>
LicenseAGPL
Version0.4.0
URL http://github.com/hrbrmstr/splashr
Package repositoryView on CRAN
Installation Install the latest version of this package by entering the following in R:
install.packages("splashr")

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splashr documentation built on Aug. 30, 2017, 1:03 a.m.