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readr 0.2.0

October 28, 2015
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readr 0.2.0

readr 0.2.0 is now available on CRAN. readr makes it easy to read many types of tabular data, including csv, tsv and fixed width. Compared to base equivalents like read.csv(), readr is much faster and gives more convenient output: it never converts strings to factors, can parse date/times, and it doesn’t munge the column names.

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testthat 0.11.0

October 15, 2015
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testthat 0.11.0

testthat 0.11.0 is now available on CRAN. Testthat makes it easy to turn your existing informal tests into formal automated tests that you can rerun quickly and easily. Learn more at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/tests.html. Install the latest version with: install.packages("testthat") In this version: New expect_silent() ensures that code produces no output, messages, or warnings. expect_output(), expect_message(), expect_warning(),

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purrr 0.1.0

September 29, 2015
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purrr 0.1.0

  Purrr is a new package that fills in the missing pieces in R’s functional programming tools: it’s designed to make your pure functions purrr. Like many of my recent packages, it works with magrittr to allow you to express complex operations bying combining simple pieces in a standard way. Install it with: install.packages("purrr") Purrr

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rvest 0.3.0

September 24, 2015
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rvest 0.3.0

I’m pleased to announce rvest 0.3.0 is now available on CRAN. Rvest makes it easy to scrape (or harvest) data from html web pages, inspired by libraries like beautiful soup. It is designed to work with pipes so that you can express complex operations by composed simple pieces. Install it with: install.packages("rvest") What’s new The

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devtools 1.9.1

September 13, 2015
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devtools 1.9.1

Devtools 1.9.1 is now available on CRAN. Devtools makes package building so easy a package can become your default way to organise code, data, and documentation. You can learn more about developing packages in R packages, my book about package development that’s freely available online.. Get the latest version of devtools with: install.packages("devtools") There are

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tidyr 0.3.0

September 13, 2015
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tidyr 0.3.0

tidyr 0.3.0 is now available on CRAN. tidyr makes it easy to “tidy” your data, storing it in a consistent form so that it’s easy to manipulate, visualise and model. Tidy data has variables in columns and observations in rows, and is described in more detail in the tidy data vignette. Install tidyr with: install.packages("tidyr")

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dplyr 0.4.3

September 4, 2015
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dplyr 0.4.3

dplyr 0.4.3 includes over 30 minor improvements and bug fixes, which are described in detail in the release notes. Here I wanted to draw your attention five small, but important, changes: mutate() no longer randomly crashes! (Sorry it took us so long to fix this – I know it’s been causing a lot of pain.)

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testthat 0.10.0

May 29, 2015
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testthat 0.10.0

testthat 0.10.0 is now available on CRAN. Testthat makes it easy to turn the informal testing that you’re already doing into formal automated tests. Learn more at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/tests.html. Install the latest version with: install.packages("testthat") There are four big changes in this release: test_check() uses a new reporter specifically designed for R CMD check. It displays

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devtools 1.8.0

May 11, 2015
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devtools 1.8.0

Devtools 1.8 is now available on CRAN. Devtools makes it so easy to build a package that it becomes your default way to organise code, data and documentation. You can learn more about developing packages at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/. Get the latest version of devtools with: install.packages("devtools") There are three main improvements: More helpers to get you

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stringr 1.0.0

May 5, 2015
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stringr 1.0.0

I’m very excited to announce the 1.0.0 release of the stringr package. If you haven’t heard of stringr before, it makes string manipulation easier by: Using consistent function and argument names: all functions start with str_, and the first argument is always the input string This makes stringr easier to learn and easy to use

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