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A Modern and Flexible Web Client for R

The curl() and curl_download() functions provide highly configurable drop-in replacements for base url() and download.file() with better performance, support for encryption (https, ftps), gzip compression, authentication, and other 'libcurl' goodies. The core of the package implements a framework for performing fully customized requests where data can be processed either in memory, on disk, or streaming via the callback or connection interfaces. Some knowledge of 'libcurl' is recommended; for a more-user-friendly web client see the 'httr' package which builds on this package with http specific tools and logic.

Functions in curl

Name Description
curl_fetch_memory Fetch the contents of a URL
nslookup Lookup a hostname
file_writer File Writer
handle_cookies Extract cookies from a handle
parse_date Parse date/time
curl_escape URL encoding
parse_headers Parse response headers
handle Create and configure a curl handle
ie_proxy Internet Explorer proxy settings
curl_echo Echo Service
curl Curl connection interface
multi Async Multi Download
multipart POST files or data
curl_options List curl version and options.
curl_download Download file to disk
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Type Package
License MIT + file LICENSE
SystemRequirements libcurl: libcurl-devel (rpm) or libcurl4-openssl-dev (deb).
URL https://github.com/jeroen/curl#readme (devel) https://curl.haxx.se/libcurl/ (upstream)
BugReports https://github.com/jeroen/curl/issues
VignetteBuilder knitr
LazyData true
RoxygenNote 6.1.1
Encoding UTF-8
Language en-US
NeedsCompilation yes
Packaged 2019-01-09 22:29:50 UTC; jeroen
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2019-01-10 12:50:03 UTC

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