Tools to Work with the 'Splash' JavaScript Rendering Service in R
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#' Return a json-encoded dictionary with information about javascript-rendered webpage.
#' It can include HTML, PNG and other information, based on arguments passed.
#' @md
#' @rdname render_json
#' @param html Whether to include HTML in output.
#' @param png Whether to include PNG in output.
#' @param jpeg Whether to include JPEG in output.
#' @param iframes Whether to include information about child frames in output.
#' @param script Whether to include the result of the custom executed javascript final
#' statement in output
#' @param console Whether to include the executed javascript console messages in output.
#' @param history Whether to include the history of requests/responses for webpage main frame.
#' Use it to get HTTP status codes and headers. Only information about "main"
#' requests/responses is returned (i.e. information about related resources
#' like images and AJAX queries is not returned). To get information about all
#' requests and responses use `har` parameter.
#' @param har Whether to include HAR in output. If `TRUE` the result will contain the same
#' data as [render_har] provides under `har` list entry. By default, response
#' content is not included. To enable it use `response_body` parameter.
#' @param response_body Used with `har` parameter.
#' @return a huge `list`
#' @inheritParams render_jpeg
#' @note All "whether to include..." parameters are default `TRUE` except for `png` and
#' `jpeg` and a custom `print` method is defined to stop your console from being
#' overwhelmed with data. Use [str] to inspect various portions of the result.
#' @references [Splash docs](
#' @export
render_json <- function(splash_obj = splash_local, url, base_url=NULL, quality=75, width=1024, height=768,
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timeout=30, resource_timeout, wait=0, render_all=FALSE,
proxy, js, js_src, filters, allowed_domains, allowed_content_types,
forbidden_content_types, viewport="1024x768", images, headers, body,
http_method, save_args, load_args, html=TRUE, png=FALSE, jpeg=FALSE,
iframes=TRUE, script=TRUE, console=TRUE, history=TRUE, har=TRUE,
response_body=FALSE) {
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params <- list(url=url, timeout=timeout, wait=wait, viewport=viewport,
quality=quality, width=width, height=height, render_all=as.numeric(render_all),
html=as.numeric(html), png=as.numeric(png), jpeg=as.numeric(jpeg),
iframes=as.numeric(iframes), script=as.numeric(script),
console=as.numeric(console), history=as.numeric(history), har=as.numeric(har),
if (!missing(base_url)) params$base_url <- base_url
if (!missing(resource_timeout)) params$resource_timeout <- resource_timeout
if (!missing(proxy)) proxy$base_url <- proxy
if (!missing(js)) params$js <- js
if (!missing(js_src)) params$js_src <- js_src
if (!missing(filters)) params$filters <- filters
if (!missing(allowed_domains)) params$allowed_domains <- allowed_domains
if (!missing(allowed_content_types)) params$allowed_content_types <- allowed_content_types
if (!missing(forbidden_content_types)) params$forbidden_content_types <- forbidden_content_types
if (!missing(images)) params$images <- images
if (!missing(headers)) params$headers <- headers
if (!missing(body)) params$body <- body
if (!missing(http_method)) params$http_method <- http_method
if (!missing(save_args)) params$save_args <- save_args
if (!missing(load_args)) params$load_args <- load_args
res <- httr::GET(splash_url(splash_obj), path="render.json", encode="json", query=params)
out <- httr::content(res, as="text", encoding="UTF-8")
out <- jsonlite::fromJSON(out, flatten=FALSE, simplifyVector=FALSE)
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class(out) <- c("splash_json", class(out))
if ("har" %in% names(out)) {
sphar <- list(
class(sphar$log$creator) <- c("harcreator", "list")
class(sphar$log$version) <- c("harversion", "character")
class(sphar$log$browser) <- c("harbrowser", "list")
class(sphar$log$pages) <- c("harpages", "list")
class(sphar$log$entries) <- c("harentries", "list")
class(sphar$log) <- c("harlog", "list")
class(sphar) <- c("har", "list")
for (i in 1:length(sphar$log$pages)) class(sphar$log$pages[[i]]) <- c("harpage", "list")
for (i in 1:length(sphar$log$entries)) {
class(sphar$log$entries[[i]]) <- c("harentry", "list")
if (length(sphar$log$entries[[i]]$request) > 0) class(sphar$log$entries[[i]]$request) <- c("harrequest", "list")
if (length(sphar$log$entries[[i]]$response) > 0) class(sphar$log$entries[[i]]$response) <- c("harresponse", "list")
out$har <- sphar
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#' @export
print.splash_json <- function(x, ...) {
cat("<splashr render_json() object>")