Wrapping Access to Web-Services in R-functions

« One of the great features of R is the possibility to quickly access web-services. While some companies have the habit and policy to document their APIs, there is still a large chunk of undocumented but great web-services that help the regular data scientist.

In the following short post, I will show how we can turn a simple web-service in a nice R-function.
The example I am going to use is the linguee translation service: DeepL. (…) »