Bitcoincharts provides financial and technical data related to the Bitcoin network and this data can be accessed via a JSON application programming interface (API) and can be used for ad hoc reporting purposes.

The Bitcoincharts JSON-based web services API makes working with BitcoinCharts data in the R Project for Statistical Computing straightforward and we have developed a package in R to facilitate this — see the API usage examples below.

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library (rbitcoinchartsapi)
weightedPrices <- GetWeightedPrices ()
marketDataParams <- list (currency=USD)
usd <- GetMarketData (marketDataParams)
historicTradeDataParams <- list (symbol=btceUSD)
historicTradeData <- GetHistoricTradeData (historicTradeDataParams)
head (historicTradeData)

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