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New package commonmark: yet another markdown parser?

June 2, 2015
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New package commonmark: yet another markdown parser?

Last week the commonmark package was released on CRAN. The package implements some very thin R bindings to John Macfarlane’s (author of pandoc) cmark library. From the cmark readme: cmark is the C reference implementation of CommonMark, a rationalized version of Markdown syntax with a spec. It provides a shared library...

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Getting started with MongoDB in R

May 14, 2015
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Getting started with MongoDB in R

The first stable version of the new mongolite package has appeared on CRAN. Mongolite builds on jsonlite to provide a simple, high-performance MongoDB client for R, which makes storing and accessing small or large data as easy as converting it ...

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Upcoming talks about jsonlite and mongolite

April 30, 2015
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Upcoming talks about jsonlite and mongolite

This summer I will be giving an invited talk at the annual French R Meeting in Grenoble as well as a shorter talk at UseR 2015 in Aalborg. The presentations will feature some recent R packages in the json/web space (curl, jsonlite, mongolite, V...

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JSON serialization now even faster and prettier

April 12, 2015
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JSON serialization now even faster and prettier

The jsonlite package implements a robust, high performance JSON parser and generator for R, optimized for statistical data and the web. This week version 0.9.16 appeared on CRAN which has a new prettifying system, improved performance and some additional tweaks for the new mongolite package. Improved Performance Everyones favorite feature of jsonlite: performance....

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Improved memory usage and RJSONIO compatibility in jsonlite 0.9.15

March 30, 2015
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Improved memory usage and RJSONIO compatibility in jsonlite 0.9.15

The jsonlite package implements a robust, high performance JSON parser and generator for R, optimized for statistical data and the web. Last week version 0.9.15 appeared on CRAN which improves memory usage and compatibility with other packages. Migrating to jsonlite The upcoming release of shiny will switch from RJSONIO to jsonlite. To...

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OpenCPU server update for R 3.1.3

March 11, 2015
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OpenCPU server update for R 3.1.3

Following the release of R 3.1.3, I have pushed a new build of the OpenCPU server to launchpad, dockerhub and OBS. This update has no changes in OpenCPU itself, but includes updated versions of R, RStudio and R packages used by OpenCPU. To upg...

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Compiling CoffeeScript in R with the js package

February 26, 2015
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Compiling CoffeeScript in R with the js package

A new release of the js package has made it’s way to CRAN. This version adds support for compiling Coffee Script. Along with the uglify and jshint tools already in there, the package now provides a very complete suite for compiling, validating, reformating, optimizing and analyzing JavaScript code in R. Coffee Script According...

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RMySQL version 0.10.2: Full SSL Support

February 25, 2015
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RMySQL version 0.10.2: Full SSL Support

RMySQL version 0.10.2 has appeared on CRAN. This is a maintenance release to streamline the build process on various platforms. Most importantly, the Windows/OSX binary packages from CRAN are now built with full SSL support. On Linux, the configure script has been updated a bit to automatically find the mysql client library. A...

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Jade: a clean, whitespace-sensitive template language for writing HTML

February 19, 2015
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Jade: a clean, whitespace-sensitive template language for writing HTML

Jade is a high performance template engine heavily influenced by Haml. It is designed for writing HTML pages using a concise, modern syntax without the verbosity of old fasioned XML-like tags that we all want to forget about. The new rjade package implements convenient bindings from R to this popular JavaScript...

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Introducing js: tools for working with JavaScript in R

February 16, 2015
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Introducing js: tools for working with JavaScript in R

A new package has appeared on CRAN called js. This package implements bindings to several popular JavaScript libraries for validating, reformating, optimizing and analyzing JavaScript code. It builds on the V8 engine, the fully standalone JavaScript engine in R. Syntax Validation Several R packages allow the user to supply JavaScript code to...

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