Join Andrew Collier and Hanjo Odendaal for a workshop on using R for Web Scraping.
Who should attend? This workshop is aimed at beginner and intermediate R users who want to learn more about using R for data acquisition and management, with a specific focus on web scraping.
What will you learn? You will learn:
data manipulation with dplyr, tidyr and purrr; tools for accessing the DOM; scraping static sites with rvest; scraping dynamic sites with RSelenium; and setting up an automated scraper in the cloud.