An R API wrapper for MediaWiki, optimised for the Wikimedia Foundation MediaWiki instances, such as Wikipedia.
Author: Oliver Keyes
WikipediR is a wrapper around the MediaWiki API, optimised for the Wikimedia Foundation's production sites, such as Wikipedia. It is written in and for R, a statistical environment and associated programming language in heavy use by HCI researchers that, somehow, escaped having an API wrapper until now.
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For the most recent version, on CRAN:
For the development version:
WikipediR currently lacks:
- Quite a few possible API calls;
- Direct authentication, through MediaWiki or OAuth.
These issues will be solved in time; if there is a particular feature you want, open an issue here on github: I can't prioritise if I don't know what people are trying to do :).
- R. Doy.
- httr and its dependencies.