2022-10-04 / Sébastien Rochette / development, fusen, package, Rmarkdown, thinkrverse, tips

Package dev with {fusen} & {attachment}: load all functions of a flat, manage qmd and auto-fill Remotes field

One aim of our open-source packages at ThinkR is to make our development workflows easier. {attachment} and {fusen} are developed maintained to help packages development and maintenance. Inception… If they help us every day, they can probably help you as well! In this blog post, I present the lastest changes of these two packages. If you want to know how ...

2021-12-19 / Sébastien Rochette / development, package, Rmarkdown, thinkrverse

‘fusen’ v0.3: Better project templates, grouped functions and numerous other enhancements

{fusen} gets some maturity! v0.3 is a big rebranding for a more fluid experience, from beginners to advanced developers. Creating a fully documented and tested package has never been so easy and enjoyable. Experience “Rmd first” to the fullest. At first, I imagined {fusen} to help beginners start building R packages. Following the ‘Rmd first’ method, I am convinced that ...

Pictures of multiple origamis boxes and animals

2021-08-05 / Sébastien Rochette / development, package, Rmarkdown, thinkrverse

{fusen} is now available on CRAN!

With first version of {fusen} 0.2.4 now available on CRAN, you do not have any excuses not to try it in your daily workflows. install.packages(“fusen”) Add new documented and tested functionalities in an existing package If you already develop packages, {fusen} is for you. Developing a package requires to write some code and examples in multiple places: “R/”, “tests/”, “vignettes/”. ...

Processus development collaborative

2021-04-19 / Sébastien Rochette / development, Rmarkdown, rstudio, thinkrverse, tips

A guide to collaborative development with R for reproducible PROPRE reporting

With our “PROPRE” Project Guide, get a publishing committee and a development team to collaborate on creating your automated reports using the “PROPRE” methodology. Follow our suggestions for organization, tools and R development practices, for a controlled and benevolent DevOps practice. It is possible to collaborate around git in a team composed of developers and non developers. In this guide ...


2019-07-09 / Sébastien Rochette / development, package, Rmarkdown, tips

Rmd first: When development starts with documentation

Documentation matters ! Think about future you and others. Whatever is the aim of your script and analyses, you should think about documentation. The way I see it, R package structure is made for that. Let me try to convince you. At use’R 2019 in Toulouse, I did a presentation entitled: ‘The “Rmd first” method: when projects start with documentation’ ...