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RcppCNPy 0.2.2

November 30, 2013
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Right on the heels of release 0.2.1 of RcppCNPy, a new version 0.2.2 is now on CRAN. RcppCNPy uses the CNPY library by Carl Rogers to provide R with easy read and write access to NumPy files. The reason for the new version that I had experimented ...

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RcppCNPy 0.2.1

November 28, 2013
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Version 0.2.1 of RcppCNPy is now on CRAN earlier. This version is a minor upgrade with a few small changes as detailed in the NEWS file: Changes in version 0.2.1 (2013-11-28) Synchronized code with the cnpy repository Added new function to ...

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Website and blog updated

November 24, 2013
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Earlier this year the blog had its tenth anniversary. I had meant to celebrate the occassion by revamping the site and blog a little. Having set up the updated R/Finance site, the Rcpp Gallery and Rcpp sites as well as the much-needed overhaul of th...

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RcppArmadillo 0.3.920.3

November 20, 2013
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Conrad released a bug fix version 3.920.3 for his Armadillo library. So I prepared a new release 0.3.920.3 of RcppArmadillo which is nor on on CRAN and also already in Debian. Note that we skipped interim version .2 which addressed an Atlas linking i...

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Rcpp 0.10.6

October 29, 2013
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A new maintenance release 0.10.6 of Rcpp is now on the CRAN network for GNU R; binaries for Debian have been uploaded as well. This version ties up a number of smaller loose ends, but also adds a few new things, particularly John's new exposeClass....

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Introducing the CRAN Repository Policy Watch

October 23, 2013
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CRAN is the repository network for R. It is a resounding success with (as of right now) almost 5000 packages, and growth rate which has been estimated (cf John Fox's keynote at useR! a few years ago) to be near 40% per year. We as R community membe...

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New BH release 1.51.1-3

October 19, 2013
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A new release of the BH package is now on CRAN and its mirrors. BH provides (a subset of) the Boost library for C++, particularly the (large) parts delivered as pure template headers not requiring linking. When this package is installed, an R pack...

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RcppArmadillo 0.3.920.1

September 30, 2013
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Along with the Rcpp 0.10.5 release yesterday, a new minor release 0.3.920.1 of RcppArmadillo came out. It is based on Conrad's Armadillo 3.920.0 plus a minor fix, and uses some of the new Rcpp features. Both package is now on CRAN and also in Debian....

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Rcpp 0.10.5

September 29, 2013
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A new version of Rcpp is now on the CRAN network for GNU R; binaries for Debian have been uploaded as well. Once more, this release brings a large number of exciting changes to Rcpp. Some concern usability, some bring new features, some increase pe...

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RProtoBuf 0.3.1

September 15, 2013
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Two months to the day after the previous 0.3.0 release of RProtoBuf, we are happy to announce a maintenance release 0.3.1 which has now arrived on CRAN. RProtoBuf provides GNU R bindings for the Google Protobuf data encoding library used and release...

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