[R] Re ad HTML table

theta info at genetrix.se
Mon Nov 19 21:41:50 CET 2007

f.jamitzky wrote:
> For fixed numbers of columns you can use 
> data.frame(matrix(data, nrow, ncol)) 
> in order to parse the XML data.
> htmlTreeParse should be rather quick, but in case it is too slow you could
> use curl for downloading
> the data and xmlstarlet for transformation to XML. Then you can use
> xmlTreeParse or even read.csv to read the file into R.

Reading realtime data into R for further computation is a side project, i
guess i am just curious if it is possible at all. I know there exist full
fledged trading clients coded in Matlab for example.

Thank you for helping, much appreciated.

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