XLConnect on github

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Mirai Solutions GmbH (http://www.mirai-solutions.com) is pleased to announce the availability of XLConnect on github. Whether you want to browse the code or simply want access to the latest development version of XLConnect, visit us on github.

XLConnect can be directly installed from github using the excellent devtools package:

require(devtools)

# Installs the master branch of XLConnect
# (= current development version)
install_github("xlconnect", username = "miraisolutions",
               ref = "master")

# Installs XLConnect 0.2-5
install_github("xlconnect", username = "miraisolutions",
               ref = "0.2-5")

XLConnect is a comprehensive and cross-platform R package for manipulating Microsoft Excel files from within R. XLConnect differs from other related R packages in that it is completely cross-platform and as such runs under Windows, Unix/Linux and Mac (32- and 64-bit). Moreover, it does not require any installation of Microsoft Excel or any other special drivers to be able to read & write Excel files. The only requirement is a recent version of a Java Runtime Environment (JRE).

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