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EARL 2021 - Workshop 2: Package Development in R

This workshop is part of EARL week! We will be hosting four workshops from the 6th-9th September and the week will come to a conclusion on Friday 10th September, with a day full of presentations on using R in enterprise. We hope you can join us, if you'd like to view the other EARL events please see the 'also by Mango' box to the right of this text.

EARL is proudly organised by Mango Solutions.

Package Development in R

Date and time: Tuesday 7th September 2021, 2pm-5pm BST

Level – Intermediate


The Package Development in R workshop is aimed at R programmers who are looking to add rigour to their development by building R packages in a controlled, scalable and commercially viable manner. Attendees will learn the state of the art for designing, building and maintaining R packages. The workshop will maintain a practical and current focus using popular R packages such as devtools, roxygen2 and testthat.


• Participants should have a good working knowledge of the R language but
experience of package building will not be assumed
• Participants should have a recent version of R installed and, if working on a
Windows Desktop they must have an appropriate version of Rtools installed.
Registrants will be provided with a list of R packages to install prior to the workshop.


• The R Package Framework
• Simplifying package development with devtools
• Generation of help files with roxygen2
• Generating vignettes
• Test framework (testthat)

Profits from EARL 2021 will be donated to Data Kind UK.
  • Science & tech
  • Categories:
    • Science & tech
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Price: £90.00
  • Language: English
  • Who can attend? Everyone
  • Dial-in available? (listen only): Not available.
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