{waxer} is an R wrapper for the Wikimedia Analytics Query Service (AQS). This particular wrapper is for the /metrics endpoint of the REST API which provides data and metrics around traffic, users, and content on Wikimedia sites.

Author: Mikhail Popov (Wikimedia Foundation)
License: MIT
Status: In early development


To install the development version:

# install.packages("remotes")

To update:

remotes::update_packages(packages = "waxer")



Additional Information

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.

Why “waxer”? Well, I was looking at the initialism “WAQSR” (Wikimedia Analytics Query Service in R) and just really not liking how awkward it looked.