In this manuscript I provide an overview of some of the Web Technologies available in R.

About You

I am assuming two things about you. In decreasing order of importance:

  1. You already know R—this is not an introductory text on R—.

  2. You already use R for handling quantitative and qualitative data, but not (necessarily) for working with data from Web.


You can cite this work as:

Sanchez, G. (2022) A Short Introduction to Web Data Technologies in R. https://www.gastonsanchez.com/R-web-technologies

My Series of R Tutorials

This document is part of a series of texts that I’ve written about Programming and Data Analysis in R:

  • Breaking the Ice with R: Getting Started with R and RStudio


  • Tidy Hurricanes: Analyzing Tropical Storms with Tidyverse Tools


  • R Coding Basics: An Introduction to the Basics of Coding in R


  • Rolling Dice: Exploring Simulations in Games of Chance with R


  • Web Tech in R: A Short Introduction to Web Technologies in R



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