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RInside 0.2.5

December 8, 2011
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RInside 0.2.5 arrived on CRAN earlier today. RInside is a set of convenience classes which facilitate embedding of R inside of C++ applications and programs, using the classes and functions provided by the Rcpp R and C++ integration package. The ...

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Rcpp talk at Seattle RUG

December 7, 2011
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Thanks to Zach and the Seattle R User Group for the invitation. Earlier this evening I gave a talk about R, C++ and our Rcpp package, focussing on the why, how, what, who, and "one more thing" higher-level aspects of extending R. This was supposed to...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.33

December 7, 2011
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Conrad Sanderson made a first 2.4.1 bug fix release of Armadillo. We now have RcppArmadillo release 0.2.33 on CRAN which contains it. earlier today. The NEWS entry below summarises the changes. 0.2.33 2011-12-07 o Upgraded to Armadillo re...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.32

December 5, 2011
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Conrad Sanderson made the official 2.4.0 release of Armadillo last evening. This was wrapped into RcppArmadillo release 0.2.32 which arrived on CRAN earlier today. The NEWS entries summarising the changes since the 2.2.* series, we already saw mos...

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Wicked Webapps with R, err, Wt

November 30, 2011
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Wicked Webapps with R, err, Wt

A few months ago, I had blogged about using R inside of Qt. This used our RInside package for embedding the statistical programming environment and language R inside of a C++ application, and further relies on our Rcpp package for R and C++ integrati...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.31

November 29, 2011
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Conrad Sanderson just released the second pre-release 2.3.92 of what will be Armadillo 2.4.*. This is now in RcppArmadillo release 0.2.31 which is already on CRAN as of this morning. The NEWS entries summarising the changes for both a...

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A Story of Life and Death. On CRAN. With Packages.

November 27, 2011
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The Comprehensive R Archive Network, or CRAN for short, has been a major driver in the success and rapid proliferation of the R statistical language and environment. CRAN currently hosts around 3400 packages, and is growing at a rapid rate. Not too ...

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RPostgreSQL 0.2-0, 0.2-1 and an unsung Open Source hero

November 21, 2011
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RPostgreSQL goes back to a topic suggestion I had made for the Google Summer of Code 2008, and specifically for the R Project participation that year. And Sameer Kumar Prayaga (whom I then mentored for the project) did a fine job that summer putting t...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.30 (and 0.2.29)

November 20, 2011
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A few days ago, Conrad Sanderson released the first pre-release version of what will be Armadillo 2.4.*, giving it the 2.3.91 release handle. We folded this into RcppArmadillo release 0.2.30, with Romain making a few adjustments to our template stru...

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Rcpp talk at Seattle RUG next month

November 6, 2011
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The Seattle R User Group was kind enough to invite me to give a talk about R, C++ and Rcpp. So if you can make it to the Thomas building of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA, on December 7, I would love to see you there. I ha...

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