[Rd] [Wishlist] a 'PackageDevelopment' Task View
murdoch.duncan at gmail.com
Fri Jul 25 14:29:47 CEST 2014
On 25/07/2014 8:05 AM, Luca Braglia wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> as a young/unexperienced R package developer (only a few, mainly
> for personal use) i was thinking it could be very useful having a
> "meta" task view for all package-development related
> packages and/or function.
> Something like ...
> - utils::package.skeleton, pkgKitten, Rcpp::Rcpp.package.skeleton
> Foreign languages interfaces:
> - Rcpp
> - roxygen2
> - utils::Rprof
> - profr
> - proftools
> Unit test
> - RUnit
> - testthat
> Spell checking
> - tools::aspell_package_* functions
> - devtools
> and so on.
> These are only the ones i (use or know) & (remember), but for
> sure there is already a lot of useful code in this area and
> having a summary (by more experienced developers) of which good
> tools are available would be *very* useful, IMHO.
> How about it?
Sounds like a good idea. You should do it.
Download the "ctv" package, and read the vignette for instructions.
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