Open Source R Code to Get New Hub with Help from the Linux Foundation


The R Consortium and the Linux Foundation will fund a new open source developer hub for the R programming language called R-Hub, which complements CRAN and R-Forge.

The R Consortium and the Linux Foundation are investing in a new code-hosting platform that will help streamline the development and distribution of software packages for R, the popular statistical programming language. Titled R-Hub, the platform will offer development, building, testing and validation services for R packages. R developers proposed the creation of R-Hub in July 2015 to serve as “the everything-builder the R community needs.”

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