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Rcpp 0.7.5

February 9, 2010
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pre{ border: 1px solid black; font-size: x-small ; } Dirk released Rcpp 0.7.5 yesterday The main thing is the smarter wrap function that now uses techniques of type traits and template meta-programming to have a compile time guess at whether a...

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RProtoBuf: protocol buffers for R

February 4, 2010
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We (Dirk and I) released the initial version of our package RProtoBuf to CRAN this week. This packages brings google's protocol buffers to R I invite you to check out the main page for protobuf to find the language definition for protocol buffers ...

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Rcpp 0.7.2

January 13, 2010
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pre{ border: 1px solid black ; } Rcpp 0.7.2 is out, checkout Dirk's blog for details selected highlights from this new version: character vectors if one wants to mimic this R code in C > x

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External pointers with Rcpp

January 8, 2010
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pre{ border: 1px solid black ; font-size: x-small; } One of the new features of Rcpp is the XPtr class template, which lets you treat an R external pointer as a regular pointer. For more information on external pointers, see Writing R extensions...

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R Journal, Volume 1/2, December 2009

January 7, 2010
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The issue 1/2 of the R Journal has been published. It features an article that I co-authored with Spencer Graves and Sundar Dorai-Raj about the sospackage.

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C++ exceptions at the R level

December 29, 2009
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pre{ solid black 1px;} I've recently offered an extra set of hands to Dirk to work on the Rcpp package, this serves a good excuse to learn more about C++ Exception management was quite high on my list. C++ has nice exception handling (well not ...

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CPP package: exposing C++ objects

December 22, 2009
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I've just started working on the new package CPP, as usual the project is maintained in r-forge. The package aims at exposing C++ classes at the R level, starting from classes from the c++ standard template library. key to the package is the CPP f...

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new R package : bibtex

December 11, 2009
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I've pushed to CRAN the package bibtex package The package defines the read.bib function that reads a file in the bibtex format. The code is based on bibparse The read.bib function generates an object of class citationList, just like utils::citation

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ohloh

December 2, 2009
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I've been invited me to create my account on ohloh

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new R package : highlight

November 22, 2009
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I finally pushed highlight to CRAN, which should be available in a few days. The package uses the information gathered by the parser package to perform syntax highlighting of R code The main function of the package is highlight, which takes a numb...

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