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

'Splash' <https://github.com/scrapinghub/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.

Version: 0.4.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.2.0)
Imports: xml2, curl, httr, clipr, purrr, stats, utils, docker, magick, scales, formatR, openssl, stringi, jsonlite, HARtools, lubridate
Suggests: testthat, tibble, jpeg, png, covr, knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2017-08-29
Author: Bob Rudis [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Bob Rudis <bob at rud.is>
BugReports: https://github.com/hrbrmstr/splashr/issues
License: AGPL
URL: http://github.com/hrbrmstr/splashr
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: splashr results

Downloads:

Reference manual: splashr.pdf
Vignettes: Introduction to splashr
splashr Helper Functions and Data
Working With the splashr DSL
Package source: splashr_0.4.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel: splashr_0.4.0.zip, r-release: splashr_0.4.0.zip, r-oldrel: splashr_0.4.0.zip
OS X El Capitan binaries: r-release: splashr_0.4.0.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-oldrel: splashr_0.4.0.tgz

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