Filebin allows you to quickly & easily share files. Development of the software behind Filebin happens here:

This is an R wrapper for the Filebin API.

The documentation for {filebin} can be found here.

Installation

Install the development version from GitHub as follows:

remotes::install_github("datawookie/filebin")

Basic Usage

Load the package and check the versions.

library(filebin)

packageVersion("filebin")
[1] '0.0.5'

Upload a file to randomly named bin on Filebin.

DESCRIPTION_PATH <- system.file("DESCRIPTION", package = "filebin")

description <- file_post(DESCRIPTION_PATH)

Take a look at the result.

description %>% select(filename, bin)

Download a file using an URL.

file_get(description$url, file = "description.txt")

Download a file using filename and bin.

file_get(
  description$filename,
  description$bin,
  file = "description.txt",
  overwrite = TRUE
)

Compare to original document.

md5sum(c(DESCRIPTION_PATH, "description.txt"))

API Endpoints

File endpoints:

  • GET /{bin}/{filename}
  • DELETE /{bin}/{filename}
  • POST /{bin}/{filename}

Bin endpoints:

  • GET /{bin}
  • PUT /{bin}
  • DELETE /{bin}
  • GET /qr/{bin}
  • GET /archive/{bin}/tar
  • GET /archive/{bin}/zip