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Someone asked recently about tips for package development workflow to optimize a successful submission to CRAN. The ultimate guide is probably Hadley’s book on package development, but here’s more...

I’ve been working on a little thing called httping - a small R package that started as a pkg to Ping urls and time requests. It’s a port of the Ruby gem httping. The httr package is in Depends in t...

We’ve (ropensci) been working on an R client for interacting with Elasticsearch for a while now, first commit was November 2013. Elasticsearch is a document database built on the JVM. elastic inte...

I maintain, along with other awesome people, the taxize R package - a taxonomic toolbelt for R, for interacting with taxonomic data sources on the web. Taxonomy data is not standardized, but there...

Discourse is a great discussion forum application. It’s another thing from Jeff Atwood, the co-founder of Stackoverflow/Stackexchange. The installation is epecially easy with their dockerized insta...