Articles by Jim Hester

xml2 1.1.1

January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

Today we are pleased to release version 1.1.1 of xml2. xml2 makes it easy to read, create, and modify XML with R. You can install it with: install.packages("xml2") As well as fixing many bugs, this release: Makes it easier to create an modify XML Improves roundtrip support between XML ...
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R on Travis-CI

March 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Support for building R projects on Travis has recently undergone improvements which we hope will make it an even better tool for the R community. Feature highlights include: Support for Travis’ container-based infrastructure. Package dependency caching (on the container-based builds). Building with multiple R versions (R-devel, R-release (3.2.3) and R-oldrel (3.1.3)). Log ... [Read more...]

memoise 1.0.0

February 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

We are pleased to announce version 1.0.0 of the memoise package is now available on CRAN. Memoization stores the value of function call and returns the cached result when the function is called again with the same arguments. The following function computes Fibonacci numbers and illustrates the usefulness of memoization. Because ... [Read more...]

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