2 Months in 2 Minutes - rOpenSci News, June 2019

  Stefanie Butland


June 20, 2019

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Software Peer Review βœ”

6 community-contributed packages passed software peer review

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Software πŸ“¦

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

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From the community

Use Cases πŸ“πŸ™‹πŸ½β€β™€οΈπŸ™‹πŸ»β€β™‚οΈ

  • 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.

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