Articles by Lukasz

A new `subprocess` package for R

November 29, 2016 | Lukasz

Here’s a new package that brings to R new API to handle child processes – similar to how Python handles them. Unlike the already available system() and system2() calls from the base package or the mclapply() function from the parallel package, this new API is aimed at handling long-lived child ... [Read more...]

Subprocess in R?

November 6, 2016 | Lukasz

I’ve been trying to find a R equivalent to Python’s subprocess and so far I’ve failed. Since a capability to handle child processes in a way that’s more sophisticated than a simple system() call (R has two of them, system() and system2()) might turn out handy ... [Read more...]

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