A semi-monthly summary of the rOpenSci Newsletter including software reviews, packages on CRAN, use cases, posts from staff and community, and events. April 29 to June 10, 2019
rOpenSci HQ 👨🏽💻👩🏼💻 🏗️
Software Peer Review ✔
6 community-contributed packages passed software peer review
- nbaR - R Package Client for the Netherlands Biodiversity API
- git2rdata - Store and Retrieve Data.frames in a Git Repository
- citesdb - A high-performance database of shipment-level CITES trade data
- MtreeRing - A Shiny Application for Automatic Measurements of Tree-Ring Widths on Digital Images
- rromeo - An R Client for SHERPA/RoMEO API
- tidync - A Tidy Approach to ‘NetCDF’ Data Exploration and Extraction
Consider submitting your package or volunteering to review.
9 new packages on CRAN
- beastier - provides a way to call BEAST2 from R
- colocr - conduct co-localization analysis of fluorescence microscopy images
- conditionz - control how many times conditions are thrown
- jenkins - Simple Jenkins Client for R
- plotdap - easily visualize data from ERDDAP servers via the rerddap package
- ramlegacy - download and read RAM legacy stock assessment database
- rromeo - access publisher copyright & self-archiving policies via the SHERPA/RoMEO API
- suppdata - downloading supplementary data from published manuscripts
- tidync - a tidy approach to NetCDF data exploration and extraction
On the Blog ✍🏼
From the rOpenSci team
Use Cases 📝🙋🏽♀️🙋🏻♂️
- 38 published works cited or used rOpenSci software
- 7 use cases were posted in our discussion forum
Example: Get tweet status ID from CrossRef Event Data with our crevents package. Tuija Sonkkila wrote about working with altmetrics data in her post “Everyday altmetrics”. She shared her code and link to a Shiny app.
Have you used an rOpenSci package? Share your use case and we’ll tweet about it.
Keep up with rOpenSci 📣
We create a newsletter every two weeks. You can subscribe via rss feed in XML or JSON or via our one-way mailing list.
Follow @rOpenSci on Twitter.
Learn how you can contribute to rOpenSci as a user or developer.