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RcppExamples 0.1.1

August 2, 2010
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On Friday, I quickly provided a new release of RcppExamples, our example package for using Rcpp, to CRAN. Very little content has been updated --- and a new TODO file even notes that we need to add more documentation for the new Rcpp API. And update...

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inline 0.3.6

August 2, 2010
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A couple of days ago, Romain released inline release 0.3.6 to CRAN. This is a maintenance release with no user-visible changes. However, as it captures compiler errors more directly, it should help us debug Rcpp on recalcitrant platforms such as Sol...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.4

July 29, 2010
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A new release of RcppArmadillo is now on CRAN. RcppArmadillo makes it easy to write highly efficient and highly readable C++ code for linear algebra (based on Armadillo) in R extensions (using Rcpp for the interface). This release upgrades the incl...

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Rcpp 0.8.5

July 26, 2010
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A new release (now at version 0.8.5) of Rcpp is now on CRAN and in Debian. This release constitutes a quick follow-up to the last release 0.8.4 which we got out just before CRAN closed for summer vacations. Some fixes were made right after last rel...

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useR 2010 at NIST in Gaithersburg

July 24, 2010
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This past week, the annual R user conference useR! 2010 took place at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD (which is a tad northwest of Washington, DC). Kate Mullen and her team of local organizers did a truly...

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useR 2010 at NIST in Gaithersburg

July 24, 2010
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This past week, the annual R user conference useR! 2010 took place at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, MD (which is a tad northwest of Washington, DC). Kate Mullen and her team of local organizers did a truly...

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Rcpp 0.8.4

July 15, 2010
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Romain and I wrapped up release 0.8.4 of Rcpp last Friday. However, given the time of year, it only appeared on CRAN this morning, and then only after some prodding as CRAN processing is more or less closed this week and probably next. This release...

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Rcpp 0.8.3

June 29, 2010
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A new version 0.8.3 of Rcpp is now CRAN and in Debian. It comes about three weeks after the 0.8.2 release. And even though we promised to concentrate on documentation, it contains a raft of new features: The addition of what we dub Rcpp su...

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RcppArmadillo 0.2.3

June 15, 2010
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The minor bug-fix release 0.2.3 of RcppArmadillo went to CRAN this morning. It adds a tiny bit of configuration to permit Sun Studio / suncc to successfully build the package. There is no code change, and no configuration change for the other platfo...

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Beancounter minor bug fix release 0.8.10

June 13, 2010
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A few month after the 0.8.9 release, we have another small update to beancounter. This version fixes a minor infelicity in the manual page (thanks to an Ubuntu and then Debian bug report) as well as a small coding bug where 'USD' was hard-coded when t...

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