Code Snippet : List of CRAN packages

August 5, 2009

(This article was first published on Romain Francois, Professional R Enthusiast, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

This is a really simple code snippet that shows how to get the list of CRAN packages and their titles from the html page html page (toulouse mirror in this example).

Note that R has the available.packages function, but it does not give the titles of the packages

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