This note shows how to use the
httr package to scrape the results of a search form.
In this blog post, Baptiste Coulmont looks at some French nomination decrees published in the Journal officiel de la République française (JORF). Every nomination published by the French civil service is expected to be available from this JORF search form.
Looking at the HTML source of the search form, it appears that the form submits its information to a separate Web page: