Get JSON from an API

getJSON(url)

Arguments

url

character(1). Uniform Resource Locator (URL).

Value

list.

Note

Updated 2020-01-05.

Examples

## Access the UCSC Genome Browser API. url <- "https://api.genome.ucsc.edu/list/ucscGenomes" json <- getJSON(url) names(json)
#> [1] "downloadTime" "downloadTimeStamp" "dataTime" #> [4] "dataTimeStamp" "ucscGenomes"