rrefine

'OpenRefine' (formerly 'Google Refine') is a popular, open source data cleaning software. This package enables users to programmatically trigger data transfer between R and 'OpenRefine'. Available functionality includes project import, export and deletion.

Introduction

OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) is a popular, open source data cleaning software. rrefine enables users to programmatically trigger data transfer between R and OpenRefine. Using the functions available in this package, you can import, export or delete a project in OpenRefine directly from R. There are several client libraries for automating OpenRefine tasks via Python, nodeJS and Ruby. rrefine extends this functionality to R users.

Installation

The latest version of rrefine is availabe on Github and can be installed via devtools:

# install.packages("devtools")
devtools::install_github("vpnagraj/rrefine")
library(rrefine)

rrefine is also available on CRAN:

install.packages("rrefine")
library(rrefine)

Functions

The package includes the following functionality:

  • refine_upload() (upload data to OpenRefine from R)
  • refine_export() (export data to R from OpenRefine)
  • refine_delete() (delete OpenRefine project)

Descriptions and examples of usage are available in the package manual and vignette.

Issues

Feature requests, bug reports or other questions should be directed to the issue queue.