James Hester

James Hester

5 packages on CRAN

readr

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The goal of 'readr' is to provide a fast and friendly way to read rectangular data (like 'csv', 'tsv', and 'fwf'). It is designed to flexibly parse many types of data found in the wild, while still cleanly failing when data unexpectedly changes.

xml2

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Work with XML files using a simple, consistent interface. Built on top of the 'libxml2' C library.

devtools

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Collection of package development tools.

odbc

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A DBI-compatible interface to ODBC databases.

spelling

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Spell checking common document formats including latex, markdown, manual pages, and description files. Includes utilities to automate checking of documentation and vignettes as a unit test during 'R CMD check'. Both British and American English are supported out of the box and other languages can be added. In addition, packages may define a 'wordlist' to allow custom terminology without having to abuse punctuation.