Updated - How to Use RStudio with ESSENCE API Guide


In this RMarkdown document, we will provide an overview of the ESSENCE APIs and how to access them through RStudio. We will begin with a very brief explanation of application programming interfaces (APIs), then list what APIs are available in ESSENCE, and finally expose you to basic examples of R code and packages so that you can start using RStudio to access ESSENCE data, create your own R Markdown reports and Shiny applications, or do exploratory analyses not possible within ESSENCE. 

Update: The June 2021 updated version still includes keyring example, but now recommends the Rnssp alternative. Additionally, this version includes links to the Rnssp GitHub repository and instructions to install to a local instance of RStudio.

  • Access the updated guide here.


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