By the end of this week, students should be able to

  • Gain basic understanding of web technologies: HTML/CSS/JS.
  • Inspect the web page structure and select elements of interest using a modern browser or the CSS selector.
  • Write {rvest} code to scrape data from any static web pages.
  • Enumerate the components of HTTP protocol and the common HTTP methods for REST API.
  • Write {httr} code to query data using REST API from any modern web site.