Ten Steps to Building an R package under Windows
If you’ve spent any amount of time working in R there comes a point when you want to create your own package in R. I’ve switched back and forth between running R on my MAC and running it on Windows and I thought I’d give package development on Windows a try. What I’ll try to do on these pages is document that process step by step for the raw beginner.
First off, I need to thank all the R experts who have help put all the tools and documentation in place. Without them none of this would be possible.
How to Build a Package in Windows
Use the guide below to jump to any section you want. I’ll take you through the entire process as I did it.
Step One: Update your R and other Tools. We will start by updating our version of R and I’ll update my current version of RStudio. Neither of these steps are difficult and you can just skip this section as you should already be familiar with these types of tasks.