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New package gettz on CRAN

September 10, 2016
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gettz is now on CRAN in its initial release 0.0.1. It provides a possible fallback in situations where Sys.timezone() fails to determine the system timezone. That can happen when e.g. the file /etc/localtime somehow is not a link into the correspondi...

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RProtoBuf 0.4.6: bugfix update

September 9, 2016
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Relatively quickly after version 0.4.5 of RProtoBuf was released, we have a new version 0.4.6 to announce which appeared on CRAN today. RProtoBuf provides R bindings for the Google Protocol Buffers ("Protobuf") data encoding and serialization library used and released by Google, and deployed as a language and operating-system agnostic protocol by numerous projects. This...

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Rcpp 0.12.7: More updates

September 4, 2016
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The seventh update in the 0.12.* series of Rcpp just arrived on the CRAN network for GNU R as well as in Debian. This 0.12.7 release follows the 0.12.0 release from late July, the 0.12.1 release in September, the 0.12.2 release in November, the 0.12.3 release in January, the 0.12.4...

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RProtoBuf 0.4.5: now with protobuf v2 and v3!

August 29, 2016
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A few short weeks after the 0.4.4 release of RProtoBuf, we are happy to announce a new version 0.4.5 which appeared on CRAN earlier today. RProtoBuf provides R bindings for the Google Protocol Buffers ("Protobuf") data encoding library used and released by Google, and deployed as a language and operating-system agnostic protocol by numerous...

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rfoaas 1.1.0

August 28, 2016
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rfoaas 1.1.0

FOAAS upstream came out with release 1.1.0 earlier last week. Tyler Hunt was kind enough to provide an almost immediate pull request adding support for the extended capabilties. Following yesterday's upload we now have version 1.1.0 of rfoaas on CRA...

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RcppCNPy 0.2.5

August 26, 2016
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A maintenance release of the RcppCNPy package is now on CRAN. RcppCNPy provides R with read and write access to NumPy files thanks to the cnpy library by Carl Rogers. This release just updates a few package internals such as the vignette, the DESCRIP...

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RcppArmadillo 0.7.400.2.0

August 25, 2016
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RcppArmadillo 0.7.400.2.0

Another Armadillo 7.* release -- now at 7.400. We skipped the 7.300.* serie release as it came too soon after our most recent CRAN release. Releasing RcppArmadillo 0.7.400.2.0 now keeps us at the (roughly monthly) cadence which works as a good compr...

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RcppEigen 0.3.2.9.0

August 21, 2016
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A new upstream release 3.2.9 of Eigen is now reflected in a new RcppEigen release 0.3.2.9.0 which got onto CRAN late yesterday and is now going into Debian. Once again, Yixuan Qiu did the heavy lifting of merging upstream (and two local twists we need to keep around). Another change is by James...

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RQuantLib 0.4.3: Lots of new Fixed Income functions

August 19, 2016
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A release of RQuantLib is now on CRAN and in Debian. It contains a lot of new code contributed by Terry Leitch over a number of pull requests. See below for full details but the changes focus on Fixed Income and Fixed Income Derivatives, and cover swap, discount curves, swaptions and more. In the blog post...

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rfoaas 1.0.0

August 14, 2016
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rfoaas 1.0.0

The big 1.0.0 is here! Following the unsurpassed lead of the FOAAS project, we have arrived at a milestone: Release 1.0.0 is now on CRAN. The rfoaas package provides an interface for R to the most excellent FOAAS service--which itself provides a mod...

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