Execute SPARQL chunks in R Markdown

There are basically two ways to access SPARQL data with R. You can use the generic curl and httr packages, or you can use the SPARQL package. I recommend the curl+httr solution. The SPARQL package is a nice wrapper, but it dates back to 2013 and it doesn’t offer important parameters for HTTP(S) communication, such […]

Ideograph – explore ideologies of political parties with SPAQRL requests to WikiData, D3 and PixiJS.

Ideograph is a visual tool for exploring ideologies of political parties. It queries its data directly from the frequently updated WikiData graph database. You can filter the graph by country, and find further information by clicking on the node labels. Ideograph is licensed under GNU GPL 3.0. Where does the data come from? WikiData is […]