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highlight 0.2-5

December 7, 2010
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I pushed highlight 0.2-5 on CRAN. This release improves the latex renderer and the sweave driver so that multiple lines character strings are properly rendered. This example vignette shows it: \documentclass{report} \begin{document} <<echo=FALSE,results=hide>>= old.op <- options( prompt = " ", continue = " " ) @ <<>>= require( inline ) require( Rcpp ) convolve <- cxxfunction( signature( a = "numeric", b...

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Evolution of Rcpp code size

December 3, 2010
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Evolution of Rcpp code size

I've been contributing to Rcpp for about a year now, initially to add missing bits that were needed for the development of RProtoBuf. This led to a complete redesign of the API, which now goes way beyond the initial code (that we now call c...

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Evolution of Rcpp code size

December 3, 2010
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Evolution of Rcpp code size

I've been contributing to Rcpp for about a year now, initially to add missing bits that were needed for the development of RProtoBuf. This led to a complete redesign of the API, which now goes way beyond the initial code (that we now call c...

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RcppGSL 0.1.0

December 1, 2010
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RcppGSL 0.1.0

We released the first version of our RcppGSL package. RcppGSL extends Rcpp to help programmers code with the GNU Scientific Library (GSL). The package contains template classes in the RcppGSL namespace that act as smart pointers to the associat...

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parser 0.0-12

November 28, 2010
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I've pushed a new version of the parser package to CRAN. This is the first release that depends on Rcpp, which allowed me to reduce the code size and increase its maintainability. This also features a faster version of nlines, a function that r...

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Rcpp 0.8.9

November 28, 2010
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Rcpp 0.8.9

Rcpp 0.8.9 was pushed to CRAN recently. Apart from minor bug fixes, this release concentrates on modules, with lots of new features to expose C++ functions and classes through R reference classes. The Rcpp-modules vignette has all the details, a...

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ZAT! 2010

November 13, 2010
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Tomorrow is the last day to enjoy the first edition of Montpellier's ZAT! (Zones Artistiques Temporaires). I was there this afternoon and tonight, but I found it much more picture worthy tonight: Other people have also taken pictures and sha...

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What would impressionnists do with R ?

November 12, 2010
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What would impressionnists do with R ?

I've been playing with images recently, probably inspired from my trip in San Francisco. There was an exhibit at the De Young museum of fine arts with pieces borrowed from the Musée d'Orsay. I did not go to the exhibit because it is easy enough fo...

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Google tech talk / Rcpp, … presentation on youtube

October 28, 2010
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Following this post, the 90 minutes presentation is now available to watch on youtube:

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Google slides

October 22, 2010
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Last stop on my World tour was Google headquarters in Mountain View, California, where Dirk and I presented Rcpp, RInside, RProtoBuf, etc ... for 90 minutes today. The talk was recorded, and will be broadcasted on youtube at some point. In the mean...

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