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Slides from Rcpp talk in Chicago

August 19, 2013
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A couple of days ago, I gave a talk to the Chicago R Users Group which is run ever-so-smoothly by Paul Teetor and Chase Carpenter. The talk provided a brief introduction to Rcpp for R and C++ integration. Slides are now up on my talks / presentation...

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Slides from Rcpp talk in Chicagp

August 18, 2013
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A couple of days ago, I gave a talk to the Chicago R Users Group which is run ever-so-smoothly by Paul Teetor and Chase Carpenter. The talk provided a brief introduction to Rcpp for R and C++ integration. Slides are now up on my talks / presentation...

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RcppArmadillo 0.3.910.0

August 15, 2013
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A new minor release 3.910.0 of Armadillo came out a few days ago. A new RcppArmadillo release 0.3.910.0 was provided rightaway, and after a brief back-and-forth with CRAN (mostly having to do with the non-standard vignette corresponding to our CSD...

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inline 0.3.13

August 9, 2013
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A minor maintenance release of inline is now on CRAN, and has just been already included in Debian. This release contains a patch kindly contributed by Mikhail Umorin which fixes the of \code{cfunction} with lists of signatures and function bodies. ...

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RcppArmadillo 0.3.900.7

August 4, 2013
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A bug-fix release 3.900.7 of Armadillo was provided by Conrad a few days ago. It has been rolled into a new RcppArmadillo release 0.3.900.7 which, after a brief delay, is now on CRAN and in Debian. The main bug fix is a change in the in-place vers...

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RProtoBuf 0.3.0

July 15, 2013
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A new release of RProtoBuf -- now at version 0.3.0 -- arrived earlier on CRAN. RProtoBuf provides GNU R bindings for the Google Protobuf data encoding library used and released by Google. Murray added a lot of new features which merited the incre...

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Go home, Feedly, you’re drunk!

July 14, 2013
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Go home, Feedly, you’re drunk!

With the demise of Google Reader, many of us have scrambled to find alternatives which cover many/most of the features we were used to. For me, synchronised access from web and mobile counts quite high, and I want the (Android) mobile experience to b...

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Slides from Rcpp talk in Sydney

July 13, 2013
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The Sydney Users of R Forum (SURF) were kind enough to host me two days (well, three with the traveling ...) ago for an hour-long talk on Rcpp. Apparently, it set a new attendance record for this R user group. My thanks to Louise and Eugene for hosti...

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Rcpp 0.10.4

June 24, 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. This release brings a fairly large number of fixes and improvements across a number of Rcpp features, see below for the detailed list. We a...

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Upcoming Rcpp talk in Sydney

June 20, 2013
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The Sydney Users of R Forum (SURF) will be hosting me for a talk on July 10. The focus will be Rcpp for R and C++ integration, and the intent is to have this be really applied with lots of motivating examples. Organizers Louise and Eugene were able...

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