1.0.1 fixes a handful of minor issues
wb_cache(). This should result in fewer timeouts.
unitfield is missing in certain
1.0.0 release represents a complete overhaul of the
wbstats package to
hopefully be more consistent and easy to use.
nvalues from each location, regardless of the date.
wb_search()now accepts any
grep()argument passed through
wbdatacatalog()now returns all catalog entries instead of first 10
"NA"instead of logical
wb()queries would return iso3c IDs in the iso2c column. This is a behavior of the world bank API. This is now properly handled.
WDI Database Archivesare now accessible
Now uses Version 2 of the World Bank API.
This new version of the API returns some new columns the old version didn't.
Including data of last update for all available data sources
This version also provides access to over 700 indicators that were moved to the
WDI Database Archives.
These indicators are not available using the older API
added the parameter
wb() allowing data returns to be formatted
in a wide format with each queried indicator being its own column named by its
This added functionality was done by importing the
tidyr package and using
While it is not ideal to add a dependency for one feature I believe the
tidyr and other
tidyverse packages are inline with future
wbstats features and are now
common enough that the added dependency is worth the addition.
More explicit error messaging when encountering API call errors
update cached data in
wb()per bapfeld pr
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