Workspace Interaction From R

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Overview

This page reports examples to interact with the online Workspace (WS) from R.

Key features

  • interaction with R
  • saving files and folders on the WS
  • downloading files and folders from the WS

Functions

#SETTING USERNAME AND TOKEN - NOT NEEDED WHEN USING RSTUDIO ON THE PORTAL
username<<-"gianpaolo.coro"
token<<-"..." #YOUR TOKEN FOR A VRE
 
#LISTING
a<-listHomeWS() #GET THE LIST OF FOLDERS IN THE WS ROOT
b<-listWS("/Home/gianpaolo.coro/Workspace/TestSAI/") #GET THE LIST OF FILES AND FOLDERS IN ONE SUB-FOLDER
 
#DOWNLOADING
remoteFile<-"/Home/gianpaolo.coro/Workspace/DataMiner/sample.xml" #REMOTE FILE TO DOWNLOAD
downloadFileWS(remoteFile) #DOWNLOAD THE FILE LOCALLY
 
folder<-"/Home/gianpaolo.coro/Workspace/TestSAI" #REMOTE FOLDER TO DOWNLOAD
downloadFolderWS(folder) #DOWNLOAD THE FOLDER CONTENT LOCALLY
 
#UPLOADING
wsfolder<-"/Home/gianpaolo.coro/Workspace/TestUploads" #REMOTE DESTINATION FOLDER
file="userconfig.csv" #LOCAL FILE TO UPLOAD
overwrite<-T #CHOOSE IF THE FILE SHOULD BE OVERWRITTEN
q<-uploadWS(wsfolder,file,overwrite) #UPLOAD THE FILE TO THE WS
 
#UPLOADING THE COMPLETE LOCAL R WORKSPACE ONTO THE E-INFRA WS
uploadAllWS(wsfolder)
 
 
#OBTAINING A PUBLIC URL FOR A FILE (NOT AVAILABLE FOR FOLDERS)
remotefile<-"/Home/gianpaolo.coro/Workspace/splist.txt"
publicURL<-getPublicFileLinkWS(remotefile)
 
#UPLOAD TO THE VRE FOLDER CORRESPONDING TO THE TOKEN
outcome<-uploadToVREFolder('sampletext2.txt',overwrite=T,archive=F)
 
#GET THE PUBLIC LINK OF A FILE IN A VRE FOLDER
link<-getPublicFileLinkVREFolder('sampletext2.txt')
 
#DOWNLOAD A FILE IN THE VRE FOLDER
downloadFromVREFolder('sampletext2.txt')