A friend sent me along this great tutorial on webscraping NYtimes with R. I would really love to try it. However, the first step is to installed a package called RJSONIO from source.
I know R reasonably well, but I have no idea how to install a package from source.
I'm running Mac OSX.
If you have the file locally, then use
install.packages() and set the
install.packages(path_to_file, repos = NULL, type="source")
path_to_file would represent the full path and file name: