20 R package development

20.1 R packages

Hadley Wickham, Jenny Bryan

Packages are the fundamental units of reproducible R code. They include reusable R functions, the documentation that describes how to use them, and sample data. In this section you’ll learn how to turn your code into packages that others can easily download and use. Writing a package can seem overwhelming at first. So start with the basics and improve it over time. It doesn’t matter if your first version isn’t perfect as long as the next version is better.


20.2 rOpenSci Packages: Development, Maintenance, and Peer Review

rOpenSci software review editorial team

This book is a package development guide for authors, maintainers, reviewers and editors of rOpenSci.


20.3 HTTP testing in R

Scott Chamberlain, Maëlle Salmon

This book is meant to be a free, central reference for developers of R packages accessing web resources, to help them have a faster and more robust development. Our aim is to develop an useful guidance to go with the great recent tools that vcr, webmockr, httptest and presser are.