Scraping web data

Lab 3E

Directions: Follow along with the slides and answer the questions in red font in your journal.

The web as a data source

Our first web scraper


    <TD>Denali (Mount McKinley)</TD>
    <TD>Alaska Range</TD>

Get to scraping!

tables <- readHTMLTable(____)

Find our data

Saving tables

Check, save and use!

save(____, file = "____.Rda")