R Weekly 2020-33 Comics, {showtext}, {shinycssloaders}

Release Date: 2020-08-10

This week’s release was curated by Ryo Nakagawara, with help from the RWeekly team members and contributors.



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New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦


GitHub or Bitbucket

  • {lineR}: lineR package offers a function to send Line notifications using LINE Notify API.

  • {stringr.plus} 0.1.0: string functions that are “too specific for stringr” for Hadley Wickham

  • {parameterpal} 0.0.1: Intepretable parameters for the beta distribution

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