whatsNew: Staying up-to-date on CRAN packages

Description Usage Arguments Value Author(s) Examples

View source: R/packagefinder.r

Description

Shows information on the latest package additions to CRAN.

Usage

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whatsNew(last.days = 0, brief = TRUE, index = NULL)

Arguments

last.days

The length of the period (in days) for which package additions to CRAN shall be presented. last.days=0 means only today's additions are shown.

brief

Determines if all avalilable package description fields shall be shown (brief=FALSE) or only a summary covering the most important fields (brief=TRUE, the default).

index

Either a path (or URL) to a search index, or a search index that is already loaded. If no index is provided, whatsNew() creates an ad hoc search index.

Value

Number of packages covered by the period specified in last.days.

Author(s)

Joachim Zuckarelli joachim@zuckarelli.de

Examples

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whatsNew(last.days = 3)

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