Web scraping with R

(This article was first published on BNOSAC - Belgium Network of Open Source Analytical Consultants, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

For those of you who are interested in web scraping with R. Enjoy the slides of our presentation on this topic during the last RBelgium meetup. The talk is about using rvest, RSelenium and our own package scrapeit.core which makes scraping deployment, logging and replaying your scrapes more easy.

The slides below are in Flash so make sure you don’t use an addblocker in order to view it.


 

If you are interested in scraping content from websites and feeding it into your analytical systems, let us know at bnosac.be/index.php/contact/mail-us so that we can set up a quick proof of concept to get your analytics rolling.

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