R Weekly 2022-W38 Variable labels, packaging plumber, web scraping

This week’s release was curated by Tony ElHabr, with help from the R Weekly team members and contributors.



R in the Real World

R in Organizations

Sequential benchmarking results of EFS (executed on r5n.xlarge and t3.xlarge instances) and NFS (executed on a t3.xlarge instance)

R in Academia


Quarto Metropolis theme

New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦


GitHub or Bitbucket

severance R package

Updated Packages

🔍 Search on R-universe 🔍

Videos and Podcasts

Gist & Cookbook


Venn Diagram with ggplot2

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core:

Update from the R Contribution Working Group September meeting:

We discussed ideas to work on in 2022/2023. Initially we will be working on:

  • A translation hackathon in partnership with, focusing on Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish. Register for LatinR for free to join in, or join the channel on the LatinR Slack to help organize.
  • Monthly “Office Hours” for people new to contributing to drop in for help getting started or to discuss contributions in progress.
  • A retrospective of the Bug BBQ
  • A code of conduct for standalone RCWG events See the minutes for more detail.

Upcoming Events in 3 Months

Events in 3 Months:

Grants & Funding

  • R Consortium ISC Call for Proposals - Infrastructure Steering Committee (ISC) grants for low-to-medium risk projects with a focused scope and likely to have a broad impact on the R Community. Deadline 2022-10-01.



💼 Explore Jobs & Gigs Board on RStudio Community 💼

Calls for Participation


Quotes of the Week