Re: [Rd] which R package is used for browsing web pages through coding

From: Jeffrey Ryan <>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 09:59:24 -0600

Probably not R-devel, more likely R-help or google.

Why not just use the 6+ solutions you have outlined and use R for what R is good at?


On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 4:54 AM, sagarnikam123 <> wrote:
> i know RCurl pakage to retrieve web content,it has limited use, i want
> interactive package like
> (in perl--->Mechanize,
> In java--->Watij,Prowser,HTMLunit,HTTPunit,
> in Ruby---->Watir ,etc)
> this modules/packages opens appropriate browser,which can create
> queries,retrieves output, clicks buttons, fill up form
> automatically,searches keyword in search engine, Downloads many items from
> internet
> All this is by coding ....
> if find ,kindly give me sample examples(codes) at list two/five
> if not found,give me RCurl's sample codes starting from how to import
> library to closing browser,
> with explanation for each line of code
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Jeffrey Ryan

R/Finance 2012: Applied Finance with R

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