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Ready Signal API Documentation - R 3.6+

This library is designed to be a wrapper for the Ready Signal API: http://app.readysignal.com

It is hosted on GitHub here: https://github.com/rxa-io/readysignal-r

Please direct all questions and/or recommendations to support@readysignal.com

Download the PDF file of all the below instructions




Your access token and signal ID can be found on your "Manage Signal" page within the Output information. Your signal ID is also visible within the URL of the "Manage Signal" page:




access_token <- "YOUR_ACCESS_TOKEN"
signal_id <- 123 # (your signal ID)

List Signal

Using your access_token , you can list all signals and metadata that are associated with your Ready Signal account.


Example Output

  id name            description     ... links.manage
1 7 test signal first signal ... https://app.readysignal.com/signal/7/manage
2 11 another signal useful signal ... https://app.readysignal.com/signal/11/manage
3 13 one more signal important stuff ... https://app.readysignal.com/signal/13/manage

Signal Details

Using your access_token and your signal_id you can view the details of a specific signal.

get_signal_details(access_token, signal_id)

Signal Data

There are two different ways to receive your signal data: * R data.frame * CSV export


df <- get_signal(access_token, signal_id)

Example Output

       start        end country           actual-snow-fall ... population-total
1 2019-11-01 2019-11-30 United States of America 160205.00 ... 308745538.00
2 2019-12-01 2019-12-31 United States of America 219691.00 ... 308745538.00
3 2020-01-01 2020-01-31 United States of America 220869.00 ... 308745538.00

CSV Export

signal_to_csv(access_token, signal_id, "my_signal.csv")


Use the built-in help() command to view function descriptions, etc.