httr: Tools for working with URLs and HTTP

Provides useful tools for working with HTTP connections. Is a simplified wrapper built on top of RCurl. It is much much less configurable but because it only attempts to encompass the most common operations it is also much much simpler.

Version: 0.3
Depends: R (≥ 3.0.0)
Imports: RCurl (≥ 1.95-0), stringr (≥ 0.6.1), digest, tools, methods
Suggests: jsonlite, XML, testthat (≥ 0.8.0), png, jpeg, httpuv
Published: 2014-03-20
Author: Hadley Wickham
Maintainer: Hadley Wickham <h.wickham at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README
In views: WebTechnologies
CRAN checks: httr results


Reference manual: httr.pdf
Package source: httr_0.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
OS X Snow Leopard binaries: r-release: httr_0.3.tgz, r-oldrel: httr_0.3.tgz
OS X Mavericks binaries: r-release: httr_0.3.tgz
Old sources: httr archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse depends: hoardeR, imguR, Rcolombos, Rfacebook, rHealthDataGov, RSocrata, WikipediR
Reverse imports: alm, AntWeb, bold, devtools, ecoengine, knitcitations, ngramr, opencpu, pollstR, primerTree, pushoverr, rbhl, rbison, rebird, repmis, rfigshare, rfisheries, rgauges, rgbif, rinat, RNeXML, rnoaa, rplos, RSiteCatalyst, rsnps, rvertnet, rWBclimate, SocialMediaMineR, solr, spocc, sweSCB, swirl, taxize, translateR, yhatr
Reverse suggests: aemo, fbRanks, jsonlite, leafletR