[Rd] [Wishlist] a 'PackageDevelopment' Task View
lbraglia at gmail.com
Sat Jul 26 17:04:42 CEST 2014
2014-07-25 14:29 GMT+02:00 Duncan Murdoch <murdoch.duncan at gmail.com>:
> 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.
> Duncan Murdoch
Fine, I've set up a github repo here
and a first thread about task view structure here
Contribution (via e-mail or github) are, of course, really welcome.
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