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I wrote about Crossref clients back nearly two years ago on this blog: Crossref programmatic clients. Since it’s been a while, it seems worth talking again about the the many ways to work programm...

If you maintain an R package, or even use R packages, you may have looked at CRAN check results. These are essentially the results of running R CMD CHECK on a package. They do these for each packag...

gbifrb is a new Ruby client for the GBIF API. docs: http://www.rubydoc.info/gems/gbifrb/ rubygems: https://rubygems.org/gems/gbifrb code: https://github.com/sckott/gbifrb I maintain (w/ h...

hoardr is a client for caching files and managing those files. You can definitely achieve the same tasks without a separate pacakge, and there’s a number of packages for caching various objects i...

There are a lot of ways to make R packages. Many blog posts have covered making R packages, but for the most part they’ve covered only how they make packages, going from the required files for a pa...