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2 new peer-reviewed packages from the community are on CRAN.
chirps - API Client for Climate Hazards Group InfraRed Precipitation with Station Data. Author: Kauê de Sousa
dittodb - Makes testing against databases easy. Author: Jonathan Keane
OSF: A Project Management Service Built for Research by Aaron Wolen
Maintaining an R Package - Community Call Summary by Janani Ravi and Steffi LaZerte
Community Captioning of rOpenSci Community Calls by Matthias Grenié and Hugo Gruson
CRAN Checks API News: Documentation, Notifications, and More Tech note by Scott Chamberlain and Maëlle Salmon
A better way to manage your Github personal access tokens Tech note by Jeroen Ooms
2 Months in 2 Minutes - rOpenSci News, June 2020 by Stefanie Butland
124 published works cited or used rOpenSci software (listed in individual newsletters)
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