A twitter feed for new R packages

January 24, 2011

(This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

Want to keep up-to-date on the latest R packages released to CRAN? Dirk Eddelbuettel's CRANberries service now tweets the release of new R packages to @CRANberriesFeed, so all you need to do is follow that user on Twitter.

R hackers may also be interested to see how this Twitter feed was implemented — in R, of course. Dirk has shared the details of how the feed is automated by a 3-line R function (and some supporting packages) on his blog.

Thinking inside the box: CRANberries is now tweeting

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