2 Months in 2 Minutes – rOpenSci News, June 2019

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Software Peer Review โœ”

6 community-contributed packages passed software peer review

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Software ๐Ÿ“ฆ

9 new packages on CRAN

  • beastier – provides a way to call BEAST2 from R
  • colocr – conduct co-localization analysis of fluorescence microscopy images
  • conditionz – control how many times conditions are thrown
  • jenkins – Simple Jenkins Client for R
  • plotdap – easily visualize data from ERDDAP servers via the rerddap package
  • ramlegacy – download and read RAM legacy stock assessment database
  • rromeo – access publisher copyright & self-archiving policies via the SHERPA/RoMEO API
  • suppdata – downloading supplementary data from published manuscripts
  • tidync – a tidy approach to NetCDF data exploration and extraction

On the Blog โœ๐Ÿผ

From the rOpenSci team

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From the community

Use Cases ๐Ÿ“๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ™‹๐Ÿปโ€โ™‚๏ธ

  • 38 published works cited or used rOpenSci software
  • 7 use cases were posted in our discussion forum

Example: Get tweet status ID from CrossRef Event Data with our crevents package. Tuija Sonkkila wrote about working with altmetrics data in her post โ€œEveryday altmetricsโ€. She shared her code and link to a Shiny app.

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