How to parse Javascript-generated tables in a headless R server?

05.10.2014
by Esa Turtiainen
tags: R Javascript HTML

Some sources where I want to read information easily using R have turned into Javascript tables. That means that the data what I am looking for is not available easily in the HTML source any more.

The old trick:

t = readHTMLTable("http://www.epexspot.com/en/market-data")
DE = t[[6 ...
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