plumber + future: Async Web APIs

plumber is an R package that allows users to create web APIs by decorating R functions using roxygen2-like comments.

plumber + future: Async Web APIs

January 21, 2021

plumber is an R package that allows users to create web APIs by decorating R functions using roxygen2-like comments. In the latest release, asynchronous code (using future or promises) may be inserted at any stage of a plumber route execution, enabling parallel processing using multiple workers. In this talk, I will go through how you can set up your own asynchronous plumber API to leverage your full computing potential.

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Barret Schloerke

I specialize in Large Data Visualization where I utilize the interactivity of a web browser, the fast iterations of the R programming language, and large data storage capacity of Hadoop.