API request of DHS UI Updates

dhs_ui_updates(
  lastUpdate = NULL,
  f = NULL,
  returnFields = NULL,
  perPage = NULL,
  page = NULL,
  client = NULL,
  force = FALSE,
  all_results = TRUE
)

Arguments

lastUpdate

Specify a date or Unix time to filter the updates by. Only results for interfaces that has been updated on or after the specified date will be returned.

f

You can specify the format of the data returned from the query as HTML, JSON, PJSON, geoJSON, JSONP, XML or CSV. The default data format is JSON.

returnFields

Specify a list of attributes to be returned.

perPage

Specify the number of results to be returned per page. By default the API will return 100 results.

page

Allows specifying a page number to obtain for the API request. By default the API will return page 1.

client

If the API request should be cached, then provide a client object created by client_dhs

force

Should we force fetching the API results, and ignore any cached results we have. Default = FALSE

all_results

Boolean for if all results should be returned. If FALSE then the specified page only will be returned. Default = TRUE.

Value

Returns a data.table of 3 (or less if returnFields is provided) interfaces that have been added/updated or removed. A detailed description of all the attributes returned is provided at https://api.dhsprogram.com/rest/dhs/uiupdates/fields

Examples


if (FALSE) {
# The main use for the ui updates API will be to search for the last time
# there was a change to the UI. For example to return all the
# changes since 2018:

dat <- dhs_ui_updates(lastUpdate="20180101")

# A complete list of examples for how each argument to the ui updates API
# endpoint can be provided is given below, which is a copy of each of
# the examples listed in the API at:

# https://api.dhsprogram.com/#/api-uiupdates.cfm


dat <- dhs_ui_updates(lastUpdate="20150901",all_results=FALSE)
dat <- dhs_ui_updates(f="html",all_results=FALSE)
}