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RcppArmadillo 0.2.19

April 24, 2011
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Last Monday, Conrad Sanderson released version 1.2.10 of his most excellent Armadillo templated C++ library for linear algebra; I followed up the same day with version 0.2.19 of our RcppArmadillo wrapper for R based on our Rcpp library. However, the...

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Another nice Rcpp example

April 23, 2011
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While preparing my slides for the Rcpp workshop this Thursday, I had wondered about more nice examples motivating Rcpp. So I posed a quick question on the rcpp-devel list. And I received a few friendly answers. My favourite, so far, was a suggesti...

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Rcpp 0.9.4, and a paper in the Journal of Statistical Software

April 13, 2011
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A brand new 0.9.4 release of Rcpp is now on CRAN and Debian. This version contains an improvement to loading and initialization of Rcpp modules, a bug fix for vectors of factors, another build issue fix as well as (per common practice with JSS) ...

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RProtoBuf 0.2.3

April 13, 2011
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A maintenance release 0.2.3 of RProtoBuf is now on CRAN. RProtoBuf provides GNU R bindings for the Google Protobuf data encoding library used and released by Google. The NEWS file entry follows below: 0.2.3 2011-04-12 o Protect UINT64...

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The new R compiler package in R 2.13.0: Some first experiments

April 12, 2011
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R 2.13.0 will be released tomorrow. It contains a new package by R Core member Luke Tierney: compiler. What a simple and straightforward name, and something that Luke has been working on for several years. The NEWS file says o Package compiler is now provided as a standard package. See ...

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The new R compiler package in R 2.13.0: Some first experiments

April 12, 2011
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R 2.13.0 will be released tomorrow. It contains a new package by R Core member Luke Tierney: compiler. What a simple and straightforward name, and something that Luke has been working on for several years. The NEWS file says o Package compiler is now provided as a standard package. See ...

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Review of ‘R in a Nutshell’ by J Adler now in JSS

April 7, 2011
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Volume 40 of of the (electronic) Journal of Statistical Software just came out. It contains my short review of Josef Adler's already pretty popular R in a Nutshell from O'Reilly. You can my review as a pdf via this local preprint, or by visiting the ...

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Review of ‘R in a Nutshell’ by J Adler now in JSS

April 7, 2011
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Volume 40 of of the (electronic) Journal of Statistical Software just came out. It contains my short review of Josef Adler's already pretty popular R in a Nutshell from O'Reilly. You can my review as a pdf via this local preprint, or by visiting the ...

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RcppClassic 0.9.1

April 7, 2011
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Another pure maintenance release, this time of RcppClassic, the package supporting the deprecated older classic Rcpp API defined in the earlier 2005 to 2006 releases, is now on CRAN It contains no new code, but smoothes one or two edges in the buil...

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Rcpp workshop / master class on April 28 in Chicago

April 6, 2011
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I realized I never announced this on the blog, so without further ado.... Rcpp Workshop in Chicago on April 28, 2011 This year's R/Finance conference will be preceded by a full-day masterclass on Rcpp and related topics which will be held on...

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