Packages are the fundamental units of reproducible R code. They include reusable R functions, the documentation that describes how to use them, and sample data. This practical book shows you how to turn your code into packages that others can easily download and use. By applying author Hadley Wickham's philosophy of package development, you'll learn to focus on what you want your package to do, rather than think about package structure. You'll also work with Hadley's devtools package, a suite of R functions for automating common development tasks. Devtools encapsulates best practices of package development that he's learned over the years. With this book, Hadley will show you how to use devtools to develop your own packages. It helps you to create R packages that save you time and are easy for others to use. You can understand the most common and useful components of packages. It helps you to start with the basics and improve your package writing over time. It shows you to automate anything you can and do as much as possible with functions. You can streamline your development process with devtools.It helps you to learn from a well-respected member of the R community who created 30 R packages including ggplot2.
Product code: AMWWR
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc, USA
Dimensions: 23.4cm x 17.8cm
Publish date: 31/03/2015
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