Advanced R pp 83-113 | Cite as

Writing a Package

  • Matt Wiley
  • Joshua F. Wiley


Packages are the fundamental way to document, share, and distribute R code and data. Our goal is to write our own packages, and our fair warning is that this chapter is particularly complex because of the many software tools that are employed during R package development.


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© Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Matt Wiley
    • 1
  • Joshua F. Wiley
    • 1
  1. 1.Elkhart Group Ltd. & Victoria CollegeColumbia CityUSA

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