ooacquire 0.1.4.9004

The binary for ‘ooacquire’ 0.1.4.9003 was missing the vignettes. I have corrected this and made some improvements to the handling of calibration data.  Corrected bad data in example calibration for channel 2 of Jaz spectrometer. I also added a Remotes: section to DESCRIPTION which when installing through ‘devtools’ should update other packages in the r4photobiology suite automatically from Bitbucket when needed.

Please raise issues concerning bugs or enhancements to this package through Bitbucket at https://bitbucket.org/aphalo/ooacquire/issues

Documentation website is at http://docs.r4photobiology.info/ooacquire/.

NOTE: This package is NOT available from CRAN

INSTALLATION:

  1. from the binary or source packages from the CRAN-compatible repository at http://r.r4photobiology.info/
  2. from sources retrieved from the Git repository at Bitbucket.

devtools::install_github("tidyverse/ggplot2")
devtools::install_bitbucket("aphalo/ooacquire", ref = "0.1.4.9004")

ooacquire 0.1.4.9003

Fix “breaking” bug causing fatal errors after package ‘Rcpp’ was updated, and many non-breaking but important bugs.

Several improvements aiming at continuing the expanding the support to different Ocean Optics spectrometers, and to the documentation.

  •  Fix serious bug that triggered a fatal error with current version of ‘Rcpp’.
  • Add functions choose_sr_interactive() and choose_ch_interactive() and revise acq_irrad_interactive() and acq_fraction_interactive() to make use of them.
  •  Add fields to the instrument descriptor to store the numeric coefficients in addition to functions for non-linearity and wavelength calibrations.
  • Add pre-built calibrations and methods for our Jaz instrument.
  • Update and expand the vignettes and examples.

This version of the package is available through the r4photobiology repository  and through Bitbucket.

Please raise issues concerning bugs or enhancements to this package through Bitbucket at https://bitbucket.org/aphalo/ooacquire/issues

R 3.4.0 released

R 3.4.0 was released some days ago. A compatibility update to RStudio is also available.

The repositories at this site and obviously also at CRAN now contain package binary distributions for R 3.4.x and R 3.3.x.

One major change in this release is that the JIT (just in time) compiler is enabled by default. I have not done any benchmarking yet.

I have written a page explaining how to upgrade your R installation.

The code examples in my book Learn R …as you learnt your mother tongue continue to work as expected. However not all the package updates for R 3.4.0 are yet in CRAN. In package ‘gganimate’ function gg_animate() has been renamed gganimate().

The code examples in our book R for Photobiology: Theory and recipes for common calculations run without problems. Due to recent updates to the packages in my R for Photobiology Suite, used in the book examples, fewer warnings than earlier are triggered.