recology
code and such

We (rOpenSci) just held our 3rd annual rOpenSci unconference (http://unconf16.ropensci.org/) in San Francisco. There were a lot of ideas, and lots of awesome projects from awesome people came out o...

GenBank IDs, accession numbers and GI identifiers, are the two types of identifiers for entries in GenBank. (see this page for why there are two types of identifiers). Actually, recent news from NC...

GitHub issues are great for humans to correspond over software, or any other project. At rOpenSci we use an issue based software review system (ropensci/onboarding). Software authors and reviewers ...

scrubr is an R library for cleaning species occurrence records. It’s general purpose, and has the following approach: We think using a piping workflow (%>%) makes code easier to build up, an...

request is DSL for http requests for R, and is inspired by the CLI tool httpie. It’s built on httr. The following were driving principles for this package: The web is increasingly a JSON world...