devtools and friends

{devtools}: “Tools to Make Developing R Packages Easier”

  • {usethis} (via Depends): “Automate Package and Project Setup”
  • {remotes}: (but use {pak} instead)
  • {pkgbuild}: “Find Tools Needed to Build R Packages”
  • {pkgload}: “Simulate Package Installation and Attach”
  • {rcmdcheck}: “Run ‘R CMD check’ from ‘R’ and Capture Results”
  • {sessioninfo}: “R Session Information”
  • {testthat}: “Unit Testing for R”
  • {roxygen2}: “In-Line Documentation for R”
  • {lifecycle}: “Manage the Life Cycle of your Package Functions”
  • {pkgdown}: “Make Static HTML Documentation for a Package”
  • {profvis}: “Interactive Visualizations for Profiling R Code”