Have some fun with JavaScript emoji library using the V8 R package.

🈶 some 💃 with JavaScript emoji 📙 🇺🇸 the V8 R 📦.

Installation in Ubuntu 18.04

Instruction: https://github.com/nodesource/distributions/blob/master/README.md

  1. Install libnode-dev
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cran/v8
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install libnode-dev
  2. Install snap version of nodejs
    sudo snap install node --classic --channel=8
  3. Install V8 package
## Using V8 engine


Translate text to emoji https://github.com/notwaldorf/emoji-translate

  1. Wrap moji-translate
    npm install moji-translate
    echo "global.emoji = require('moji-translate');" > in.js
    browserify in.js -o bundle.js
  2. Load JavaScript library in V8
ct <- v8()
## [1] "function o(i,f){if(!n[i]){if(!e[i]){var c=\"function\"==typeof require&&require;if(!f&&c)return c(i,!0);if(u)return u(i,!0);var a=new Error(\"Cannot find module '\"+i+\"'\");throw a.code=\"MODULE_NOT_FOUND\",a}var p=n[i]={exports:{}};e[i][0].call(p.exports,function(r){var n=e[i][1][r];return o(n||r)},p,p.exports,r,e,n,t)}return n[i].exports}"
## [1] "print"   "console" "global"  "emoji"
ct$call("emoji.translate", "the house is on fire and the cat is eating the cake")
## [1] "the 🚪 is 🔛 📛 and the 🙀 is 🍽 the 🎂 "