castarter2 - content analysis starter toolkit for R

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castarter2 is a more modern, fully-featured, and consistent iteration of castarter - Content Analysis Starter Toolkit for the R programming language. It facilitates text mining and web scraping by taking care of many of the most common file management issues, keeps tracks of download advancement in a local database, facilitates extraction through dedicated convenience functions, and allows for basic exploration of textual corpora through a Shiny interface.

It is currently at an early stage of development, and it is not fully functional at this stage.

Giorgio Comai
Researcher, data analyst