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RQuantLib 0.4.2: Now with intra-day times

December 3, 2015
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RQuantLib 0.4.2: Now with intra-day times

A new minor release of RQuantLib was released onto CRAN and into Debian. It takes advantages of some changes from last week's QuantLib release 1.7. Particularly noteworthy is the addition of support for intra-daily times in QuantLib based on work by...

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RcppCCTZ 0.0.2 — now with Solaris support

December 2, 2015
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Following on yesterday's announcement of RcppCCTZ, what is the only thing better than another date, time, or timezones library package? One that works on Solaris too :) Bradley White from CCTZ upstream spotted the failed compilation on the machine in Oxford and suggested a quick fix. Jeroen quickly tested what I had put into a branch, and...

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RcppCCTZ 0.0.1

December 1, 2015
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A new package! A couple of weeks ago folks at Google released CCTZ: a C++ library for translating between absolute and civil times using the rules of a time zone. It requires only a proper C++11 compiler and the standard IANA time zone data base which standard Unix, Linux, OS X, ... computers tend to have in /usr/share/zoneinfo. And...

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gtrends 1.3.0 now on CRAN: Google Trends in R

November 29, 2015
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gtrends 1.3.0 now on CRAN: Google Trends in R

Sometime earlier last year, I started to help Philippe Massicotte with his gtrendsR package---which was then still "hiding" in relatively obscurity on BitBucket. I was able to assist with a few things related to internal data handling as well as package setup and package builds--but the package is really largely Philippe's. But then we both got busy,...

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RcppAnnoy 0.0.7

November 16, 2015
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A new version of RcppAnnoy, our Rcpp-based R integration of the nifty Annoy library by Erik, is now on CRAN. Annoy is a small, fast, and lightweight C++ template header library for approximate nearest neighbours. This release mostly just catches up w...

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Rcpp 0.12.2: More refinements

November 15, 2015
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The second update in the 0.12.* series of Rcpp is now on the CRAN network for GNU R. As usual, I will also push a Debian package. This follows the 0.12.0 release from late July which started to add some serious new features, and builds upon the 0.12....

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RcppArmadillo 0.6.200.2.0

October 31, 2015
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RcppArmadillo 0.6.200.2.0

Yet another monthly upstream Armadillo update gets us the first changes to the new the 6.* series. This was preceded by two uploads of test released to GitHub-only. These two were tested both against all reverse-dependencies as usual. A matching upload to Debian will follow shortly. Armadillo is a powerful and expressive C++...

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littler 0.3.0 — on CRAN !!

October 29, 2015
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littler 0.3.0 — on CRAN !!

A new major release of littler is now available. And for the first time in the nine years since 2006 when Jeff started the effort (which I joined not long after) we are now a CRAN package. This required a rewrite of the build system, foregoing the calls to aclocal, autoheader, automake...

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Rcpp now used by over 500 CRAN packages

October 27, 2015
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Rcpp now used by over 500 CRAN packages

This morning, Rcpp reached another round milestone: 501 packages on CRAN now depend on it (as measured by Depends, Imports and LinkingTo declarations, and even excluding one or two packages with an accidental declaration that do not use it). The gra...

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rfoaas 0.1.8

October 24, 2015
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A new release rfoaas is now on CRAN following up on the recent upstream release 0.1.8 of FOAAS. The rfoaas package provides an interface for R to the most excellent FOAAS service--which provides a modern, scalable and RESTful web service for the frequent need to tell someone to f$#@ off. Release 0.1.8 brings over a handfull new...

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