The package allows one to compose general HTTP requests and provides convenient functions to fetch URIs, get & post forms, etc. and process the results returned by the Web server. This provides a great deal of control over the HTTP/FTP/... connection and the form of the request while providing a higher-level interface than is available just using R socket connections. Additionally, the underlying implementation is robust and extensive, supporting FTP/FTPS/TFTP (uploads and downloads), SSL/HTTPS, telnet, dict, ldap, and also supports cookies, redirects, authentication, etc.
|Author||Duncan Temple Lang|
|Maintainer||Duncan Temple Lang <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|License||BSD_3_clause + file LICENSE|
|Package repository||View on GitHub|
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