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Re: Loading packages from the internet?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg75443] Re: Loading packages from the internet?
  • From: Peter Pein <petsie at dordos.net>
  • Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 03:20:27 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f146t1$mhv$1@smc.vnet.net>

Heiko Damerau schrieb:
> Dear All,
> 
>      Maybe I have overlooked something very simple, but I am looking for
> a simple way to load Mathematica packages from an URL. That means, I
> would like to put my packages somewhere on a directory that is
> accessible from the web (http://www.xxx.xx/xxx/xxx/package.m) and load
> them with any other computer running Mathematica (with network
> connection, of course), directly from the web resource.
> 
>      Does anybody has an idea how this could be done easily?
> 
>      Thank you very much for your help in advance.
> 
> Best regards,
> Heiko
> 
> 
> 
Hello Heiko,

use Utilities`URLTools`:

In[1]:= << "Utilities`URLTools`"
In[2]:= Get[FetchURL["http://freenet-homepage.de/Peter_Berlin/Mathe/test.m";,
"tmp.m"]]
Out[2]= "It works!"

In[3]:= !! "tmp.m"
>From In[3]:= status = "It works!"

In[4]:= DeleteFile["tmp.m"];


hth,
Pete


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