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Rcpp 0.6.7

November 8, 2009
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Version 0.6.7 of the Rcpp package---a set of C++ classes making it easier to glue C/C++ code to R---is now on CRAN and Debian. This is a fairly incremental release that contains just a few small changes that arose since the previous release in August. One change is that a new type RcppList was added which allows us to build...

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Rcpp 0.6.7

November 8, 2009
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Version 0.6.7 of the Rcpp package---a set of C++ classes making it easier to glue C/C++ code to R---is now on CRAN and Debian. This is a fairly incremental release that contains just a few small changes that arose since the previous release in August. One change is that a new type RcppList was added which allows us to build...

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Adventures with Comcast: Part ohnoesnotanotherone in an ongoing series

October 31, 2009
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Regular readers of this blog (yes, both of you!) may remember the computer/broadband/ directory that this post appears in as the collection of my Comcastic (yeah right) experiences with my ISP. But I think this week may top everything. I'll just...

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Adventures with Comcast: Part ohnoesnotanotherone in an ongoing series

October 31, 2009
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Regular readers of this blog (yes, both of you!) may remember the computer/broadband/ directory that this post appears in as the collection of my Comcastic (yeah right) experiences with my ISP. But I think this week may top everything. I'll just...

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From ORD Sessions to R-Forge in 12 hours with RProtoBuf

October 22, 2009
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Yesterday, via in invitation from fellow Chicago-area Google Summer of Code mentor Borja Sotomayor, I attended the Second ORD Sessions. These are happening at the HQ of Inventable where a couple of technologists and Open Source geeks from the Chicagoland area get together and riff on code for a few hours after work over some pizza and beer. Sounded good, and I...

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From ORD Sessions to R-Forge in 12 hours with RProtoBuf

October 22, 2009
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Yesterday, via in invitation from fellow Chicago-area Google Summer of Code mentor Borja Sotomayor, I attended the Second ORD Sessions. These are happening at the HQ of Inventable where a couple of technologists and Open Source geeks from the Chicagoland area get together and riff on code for a few hours after work over some pizza and beer. Sounded good, and I...

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RPostgreSQL 0.1-6

October 19, 2009
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A quick bug fix released of RPostgreSQL was uploaded to CRAN earlier today; it updates last week's 0.1-5 release. An editing error left one of the helper functions broken. I also updated a few of the test scripts to also allow for optional environmen...

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RPostgreSQL 0.1-6

October 19, 2009
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A quick bug fix released of RPostgreSQL was uploaded to CRAN earlier today; it updates last week's 0.1-5 release. An editing error left one of the helper functions broken. I also updated a few of the test scripts to also allow for optional environmen...

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Dianne Reeves: Strings Attached at the CSO

October 16, 2009
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Another trio concert at CSO, but very different from the most recent classic piano trio. Tonight was once again a chance to see Dianne Reeves (wikipedia) but this time accompanied simply by two guitarists: Russell Malone and Romero Lubambo (wikipedia). Given that Dianne Reeves (who we had seen in just a few month earlier in our neighbourgood) has plenty of stage...

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RPostgreSQL 0.1-5

October 13, 2009
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A new version of RPostgreSQL just went out to CRAN and should propagate via the mirrors over the next few days. This is a maintenance and bug fix release that addresses four of the seven issue at the Google Code page. Two more are really enhancemen...

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