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stringi 0.1-11 available for testing

We have prepared binary builds of the latest version of our stringi processing package (Windows i386/x86_64 for R 2.15.X and 3.0.X and OS X x86_64 for R 3.0.X). The are – together with the source package – available with the

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stringi_0.1-9 now available for testing

stringi is THE R package for correct, fast, and simple string processing in each locale and native charset. Another alpha release (for testing purposes) can be automatically downloaded by calling in R: source(‘http://static.rexamine.com/packages/stringi_install.R’) The auto-installer gives access to a Windows

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stringi-0.1 **alpha release**

The stringi package has been successfully built on Windows/i386 and Windows/x64. Today’s patches give high possibility that the package will smoothly go through CRAN checks & Win/compile process. Version 0.1-6 includes an automatic installer for our ICU4C lib build for

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How to deal with strings in different locale set?

There are many languages around the world. Every single one is a little bit different and has it’s own rules. For example if we look at this two words: “chladny” and “hladny”, most of us will say that their order

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agop-0.1-3 now on CRAN

The first public release of the agop package for R has just been submitted to the CRAN archive. Check out our step-by-step tutorial.

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FuzzyNumbers-0.3-1 released

A new version of the FuzzyNumbers package for R has just been submitted to the CRAN archive. Check out our step-by-step tutorial.

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Package-defined S4 generic covered by a base S3 generic in R packages

While developing our agop package I encountered some problems with calling S4 generic functions defined in the Matrix package, that were created from “base” S3 generics. I don’t know whether it is an R bug (tested in R 2.15 and

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Online documentation for our R packages now available

Online manual for the latest development versions of our R packages is now available at this link. Also, don’t miss the packages’ homepages in the Resources section.

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Documentation of R source code for package developers

R package developers who use the native API written in C will surely be interested in the Roxygen-generated Documentation of R source code. The documentation is based on the SVN R-devel branch and will be updated on a monthly basis

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knitr documents with tikzDevice graphics

Setting up tikzDevice output in knitr may be a frustrating task, but gives outstandingly aesthetic, LaTeX-like figures.

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