Articles by hadleywickham

xml2 1.0.0

July 5, 2016 | hadleywickham

We are pleased to announced that xml2 1.0.0 is now available on CRAN. Xml2 is a wrapper around the comprehensive libxml2 C library, and makes it easy to work with XML and HTML files in R. Install the latest version with: install.packages("xml2") There are three major improvements in 1.0.0: You ... [Read more...]

dplyr 0.5.0

June 27, 2016 | hadleywickham

I’m very pleased to announce that dplyr 0.5.0 is now available from CRAN. Get the latest version with: install.packages("dplyr") dplyr 0.5.0 is a big release with a heap of new features, a whole bunch of minor improvements, and many bug fixes, both from me and from the broader dplyr ... [Read more...]

tidyr 0.5.0

June 13, 2016 | hadleywickham

I’m pleased to announce tidyr 0.5.0. tidyr makes it easy to “tidy” your data, storing it in a consistent form so that it’s easy to manipulate, visualise and model. Tidy data has a simple convention: put variables in the columns and observations in the rows. You can learn more ... [Read more...]

testthat 1.0.0

April 28, 2016 | hadleywickham

testthat 1.0.0 is now available on CRAN. Testthat makes it easy to turn your existing informal tests into formal automated tests that you can rerun quickly and easily. Learn more at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/tests.html. Install the latest version with: install.packages("testthat") This version of testthat saw ... [Read more...]

tibble 1.0.0

March 24, 2016 | hadleywickham

I’m pleased to announce tibble, a new package for manipulating and printing data frames in R. Tibbles are a modern reimagining of the data.frame, keeping what time has proven to be effective, and throwing out what is not. The name comes from dplyr: originally you created these objects ... [Read more...]

ggplot2 2.1.0

March 4, 2016 | hadleywickham

I’m very pleased to announce the release of ggplot2 2.1.0, scales 0.4.0, and gtable 0.2.0. These are set of relatively minor updates that fix a whole bunch of little problems that crept in during the last big update. The most important changes are described below. When mapping an aesthetic to a constant ...
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tidyr 0.4.0

February 2, 2016 | hadleywickham

I’m pleased to announce tidyr 0.4.0. tidyr makes it easy to “tidy” your data, storing it in a consistent form so that it’s easy to manipulate, visualise and model. Tidy data has a simple convention: put variables in the columns and observations in the rows. You can learn more ...
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httr 1.1.0 (and 1.0.0)

February 2, 2016 | hadleywickham

httr 1.1.0 is now available on CRAN. The httr packages makes it easy to talk to web APIs from R. Learn more in the quick start vignette. Install the latest version with: install.packages("devtools") When writing this blog post I discovered that I forgot to annouce httr 1.0.0. This was a ... [Read more...]

Devtools 1.10.0

February 2, 2016 | hadleywickham

Devtools 1.10.0 is now available on CRAN. Devtools makes package building so easy that a package can become your default way to organise code, data, documentation, and tests. You can learn more about creating your own package in R packages. Install devtools with: install.packages("devtools") This version is mostly a ... [Read more...]

purrr 0.2.0

January 6, 2016 | hadleywickham

I’m pleased to announce purrr 0.2.0. Purrr fills in the missing pieces in R’s functional programming tools, and is designed to make your pure (and now) type-stable functions purrr. I’m still working out exactly what purrr should do, and how it compares to existing functions in base R, ... [Read more...]

ggplot 2.0.0

December 22, 2015 | hadleywickham

I’m very pleased to announce the release of ggplot2 2.0.0. I know I promised that there wouldn’t be any more updates, but while working on the 2nd edition of the ggplot2 book, I just couldn’t stop myself from fixing some long standing problems. On the scale of ggplot2 ...
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svglite 1.0.0

December 10, 2015 | hadleywickham

I’m pleased to announced a new package for producing SVGs from R: svglite. This package is a fork of Matthieu Decorde RSvgDevice and wouldn’t be possible without his hard work. I’d also like to thank David Gohel who wrote the gdtools package: it solves all the hardest ... [Read more...]

roxygen2 5.0.0

October 29, 2015 | hadleywickham

roxygen2 5.0.0 is now available on CRAN. roxygen2 helps you document your packages by turning specially formatted inline comments in R’s standard Rd format. Learn more at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/man.html. In this release: Roxygen records its version in a single place: the RoxygenNote field in your ... [Read more...]

readr 0.2.0

October 28, 2015 | hadleywickham

readr 0.2.0 is now available on CRAN. readr makes it easy to read many types of tabular data, including csv, tsv and fixed width. Compared to base equivalents like read.csv(), readr is much faster and gives more convenient output: it never converts strings to factors, can parse date/times, and ... [Read more...]

testthat 0.11.0

October 15, 2015 | hadleywickham

testthat 0.11.0 is now available on CRAN. Testthat makes it easy to turn your existing informal tests into formal automated tests that you can rerun quickly and easily. Learn more at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/tests.html. Install the latest version with: install.packages("testthat") In this version: New expect_... [Read more...]

purrr 0.1.0

September 29, 2015 | hadleywickham

  Purrr is a new package that fills in the missing pieces in R’s functional programming tools: it’s designed to make your pure functions purrr. Like many of my recent packages, it works with magrittr to allow you to express complex operations bying combining simple pieces in a standard ... [Read more...]

rvest 0.3.0

September 24, 2015 | hadleywickham

I’m pleased to announce rvest 0.3.0 is now available on CRAN. Rvest makes it easy to scrape (or harvest) data from html web pages, inspired by libraries like beautiful soup. It is designed to work with pipes so that you can express complex operations by composed simple pieces. Install it ... [Read more...]

devtools 1.9.1

September 13, 2015 | hadleywickham

Devtools 1.9.1 is now available on CRAN. Devtools makes package building so easy a package can become your default way to organise code, data, and documentation. You can learn more about developing packages in R packages, my book about package development that’s freely available online.. Get the latest version of ... [Read more...]

tidyr 0.3.0

September 13, 2015 | hadleywickham

tidyr 0.3.0 is now available on CRAN. tidyr makes it easy to “tidy” your data, storing it in a consistent form so that it’s easy to manipulate, visualise and model. Tidy data has variables in columns and observations in rows, and is described in more detail in the tidy data ... [Read more...]
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