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TL;DR In 6 months (end of November 2022) the CRAN Checks API https://cranchecks.info/ will be gone You can still get badges at https://badges.cranchecks.info You can use the new badges like...

I was working on a work task last week, and needed to filter out one instance of a class from a list of class instances. No matter how you do this speed doesn’t matter too much if you’re doing this...

It’s been interesting switching jobs with respect to programming languages. I used to write 95% R - now I write 95% Python. I have been using Python for many years, but not seriously or getting pa...

You’ve experienced an HTTP redirect (or URL redirect, or URL forwarding) even if you haven’t noticed. We all use browsers (I assume, since you are reading this), either on a phone or laptop/desktop...

In February this year I wroute about how many parameters functions should have, looking at some other languages, with a detailed look at R. On a related topic … As I work on many R packages that a...