webtools


⚙️ webtools R package

What is ‘webtools’?

An R package with a set of useful web tools to improve your productivity.

Installation:

install.packages("https://l_m.gitlab.io/r-webtools-package/webtools_0.7.13.tar.gz")

DAT Linux comes with a convenient front end (D-Search) app for the dataset search functions.

Tools include:


Searching DuckDuckGo from the console

ddg('guid')

Get the first “instant result” or other matching results

Finding and load datasets across all CRAN packages (not just those you’ve installed)

dsearch('Time series')

Search for packages (with datasets) matching the search term

dinfo('TSrepr')

Get package/dataset info

dfetch('TSrepr', 'elec_load.rda')

Fetch and load a dataset

Sharing a text file to a paste-bin

sharebin()

Paste the current active file in RStudio and get a URL to share

sharebin(file_name)

Choose a file to paste from the current working dir.

Getting a fast GUID

guid()

Returns a GUID for immediate use

Useful info on all countries

countries()

Get a dataframe of useful information on all countries such as FIFA codes, Dial codes, ISO codes, currency, official name, and a whole lot more. See https://datahub.io/core/country-codes

Random Seinfeld show quotes

yada()

Random quote

yadayada()

Seinfeld guessing game