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This function downloads or updates data from the nflverse-data repository releases, creating subfolders that match the release structure.

Usage

nflverse_download(
  ...,
  folder_path = getOption("nflreadr.download_path", default = "."),
  file_type = getOption("nflreadr.prefer", default = "rds"),
  use_hive = file_type %in% c("parquet", "csv"),
  .token = "default"
)

Arguments

...

releases to download, provided in either unquoted or character format (i.e. pbp or "pbp" are both fine). Available release names can be listed with nflverse_releases()

folder_path

a folder in which subfolders will be created for each release - defaults to path specified in options(nflreadr.download_path) or "." (the current working directory)

file_type

one of c("rds","parquet", "csv", "qs") - defaults to file type specified in options(nflreadr.prefer) or "rds"

use_hive

whether to create hive-style partition folders for each season, e.g. "~/pbp/.season=2021/pbp.csv"

.token

a GitHub API token, "default" uses gh::gh_token()

Examples

{
# \donttest{
try({
  ## could also set options like
  # options(nflreadr.download_path = tempdir(), nflreadr.prefer = "parquet")

  nflverse_download(combine, contracts, folder_path = tempdir(), file_type = "parquet")

  list.files(tempdir(),pattern = ".parquet$") # check that files were downloaded!
})
# }
}
#>  Now downloading 2 files to /tmp/Rtmp0wBLBR.
#>  Downloaded 2 files to /tmp/Rtmp0wBLBR.
#> character(0)