If you are using Windows, it might take another 24 hours until you could update R. For convenience, you can upgrade to the latest version of R using the installr package. Simply run the following code:
# installing/loading the latest installr package:install.packages("installr");require(installr)#load / install+load installr
After running “updateR()”, the function will detect that R is available for you, and will download+install it (etc.).
Note that the latest installr version (0.14.0) was released a week ago to CRAN, and it is recommended to upgrade to it, since it is now more robust for various extreme cases of upgrading R. I try to keep the installr package updated and useful, so if you have any suggestions or remarks on the package – you are invited to leave a comment below.
If you use the global library system (as I do), you can run the following in the new version of R:
I am happy to officially announce a new website called R-users.com. The idea of the site is that community members will invite other R users to join them in their R projects, conferences, and work places.
This site is a “job board” for R users, hosting various “call to action” to R-users, to do stuff such as:
For example, I am the author of the R package “installr” for easily updating R on windows. However, I would love for someone who is a mac/linux user to expend my package for non-Windows users. Hence, I created a new “job”, inviting help on this project, which you may see in this link.
If you also wish to post your own “R job” for other R-users to see, here is a very short presentation on how to do it: