R package development

Building R packages is not particular hard, but it can be a bit of a daunting endeavour at the beginning, particularly if you are more of a statistician than a computer scientist or programmer.

Some concepts may appear foreign or like red tape, yet many of them evolved over time for a reason. They help to stay organise, collaborate more effectively with others and write better code.

So, here are my slides of the R package development workshop at Lancaster University.

R package development

For a detailed and authoritative reference on R package development see the Writing R Extensions manual on CRAN.


For attribution, please cite this work as:

Markus Gesmann (Jun 11, 2013) R package development. Retrieved from https://magesblog.com/post/2013-06-11-r-package-development/

BibTeX citation:

@misc{ 2013-r-package-development,
 author = { Markus Gesmann },
 title = { R package development },
 url = { https://magesblog.com/post/2013-06-11-r-package-development/ },
 year = { 2013 }
 updated = { Jun 11, 2013 }