[R] Using R with Web services

Ista Zahn istazahn at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 22:48:16 CEST 2010

Hi Marcos,
If your server is running Apache I highly recommend looking at RApache (see 

This will not help with the database connection part though.

On Tuesday 01 June 2010 3:05:27 pm marcos carvajalino wrote:
> Hello list helpers,
> I'm working at a research institute and I've been asked to develop a way of
> using R as a scripting and analysis tool which takes information from users
> via web forms, perform a query to an Oracle Database running on a Linux
> server and finally return formatted reports to the user via web. I'm sort
> of a newbie in web forms and web services so i've been reading about
> ROracle, RWeb and CGIwithR with little or no results so far, I need to
> know which is the easiest way of merging R with web services to solve my
> problem and if theres a manual or book that explains this kind of R use.
> Could someone enlighten me?
> Many thanks in advance and sorry for the typos...

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