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Top 10 R cran Projects

  • GitHub repo seurat

    R toolkit for single cell genomics

    Project mention: Seurat | reddit.com/r/rprogramming | 2021-07-11
  • GitHub repo future

    :rocket: R package: future: Unified Parallel and Distributed Processing in R for Everyone

    Project mention: Running Code in Parallel | reddit.com/r/datascience | 2021-07-29

    Check out the future package: https://github.com/HenrikBengtsson/future

  • Nanos

    Run Linux Software Faster and Safer than Linux with Unikernels.

  • GitHub repo rtweet

    🐦 R client for interacting with Twitter's [stream and REST] APIs

    Project mention: [Q] Twitter Data Scraping Using R | reddit.com/r/RStudio | 2021-09-18

    {rtweet}, which interacts fairly well with twitter's API (but you need to get a API key to use it, IIRC).

  • GitHub repo littler

    A scripting and command-line front-end for GNU R

    Project mention: Dockerizing Shiny Applications | dev.to | 2021-05-10

    The following RUN command uses the littler command line interface shipped with the r-base image to install the Shiny package and its dependencies:

  • GitHub repo tableone

    R package to create "Table 1", description of baseline characteristics with or without propensity score weighting

    Project mention: Question about table one multiple pairwise comparisons // How do i suggest that? | reddit.com/r/rstats | 2021-08-25

    ANd, if there is no way to do this, and since im terribly new with github, where should i ask for this new feature on the actual repository (https://github.com/kaz-yos/tableone) :D?

  • GitHub repo crypto

    Cryptocurrency Historical Market Data R Package (by JesseVent)

    Project mention: Crypto taxes with R - Access historical currency prices with API | reddit.com/r/rstats | 2021-09-12

    How to get Cryptocurrency prices in R with the crypto package, but there's now a documented error with the crypto_history() function:

  • GitHub repo geomnet

    Examples and data for geom_net

    Project mention: Error "$<-.data.frame`(`*tmp*`, "point.size", value = numeric(0)) :", need help to resolve! | reddit.com/r/RStudio | 2021-05-23

    The data was retrieved from https://github.com/sctyner/geomnet/blob/master/README.md

  • Scout APM

    Scout APM: A developer's best friend. Try free for 14-days. Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.

  • GitHub repo meta

    Official Git repository of R package meta (by guido-s)

    Project mention: help with meta-analysis in R - pre-post effect sizes and pooled proportion | reddit.com/r/RStudio | 2021-10-12

    A good place to start

  • GitHub repo packagefinder

    Comfortable search for R packages on CRAN, either directly from the R console or with an R Studio add-in

    Project mention: R has a lot of good libraries. But what libraries is R missing? | reddit.com/r/Rlanguage | 2021-09-26

    Check out the packagefinder package - I’ve found it to be exactly what I need when looking for packages relevant to specific workflows, etc.

  • GitHub repo RobinHood

    An R interface for the RobinHood.com no commision investing site

    Project mention: Problem in R | reddit.com/r/algotrading | 2021-05-28

    Is this the Robinhood package? Go to their github and submit an issue. https://github.com/JestonBlu/RobinHood

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2021-10-12.


What are some of the best open-source cran projects in R? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 seurat 1,235
2 future 800
3 rtweet 674
4 littler 249
5 tableone 159
6 crypto 126
7 geomnet 85
8 meta 41
9 packagefinder 36
10 RobinHood 35
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