Updated Jan 2023 - How to Use RStudio with ESSENCE API Guide


This RStudio API guide provides 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. 

January 2023 Guide can be accessed here.


Archived Guide(s):

  • Jan 2022: The update includes addressing a recent patch NSSP made in RStudio Workbench to allow users who still use keyring to do so and to highlight new functionality.
  • June 2021: 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.
  • Feb 2021 
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February 16, 2021

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