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Exploring CRAN's files: part 2

Introduction In the first post of the series we briefly explored packages available on CRAN. Now I’ll focus on history of the packages and its size using the following files:

Exploring CRAN's files: part 1

Exploration of the CRAN archive: First part about packages published on CRAN

Upgrading rtweet to 1.0.2

In this post I will provide some examples of what has changed between rtweet 0.7.0 and rtweet 1.0.2. I hope both the changes and this guide will help all users.

Leadership in open source projects

This is the second part of the previous post about concepts around open source/free software. Since last book, I also read Uncurled which recommended “The Making and maintenance of open source software” (I will short it to MMOSS) and “Producing Open Source Software” (POSS), which provide first hand experiences about how those maintainers handled different projects.

Writing a thesis with bookdown

Tips and leasons learned while writing a PhD thesis with bookdown.

Concepts around open source/free software

This post is to lay out some concepts I picked up after reading “The Making and maintenance of open source software”. Having these concepts in mind might help me on my contributions to R and OSS in general.

Creating an RSS feed for r-bloggers for my blogdown

To avoid post with incorrect XML on full content you can limit the post served on the pages.

Reasons why packages are archived on CRAN

Most frequent reason is due to the package not fixed on time, followed by depending on packages archived and policy violation.

Bugs in R

Bug reports history review and common actions and patterns. People that contribute and how it might continue to go.

CRAN review

I’ve been doing some analysis on the review submissions of several projects of R. However, till recently I couldn’t analyze the CRAN submission. There was cransays’ package to check package submissions which on the online documentation provided a dashboard which updated each hour.