Mapping R Package Updates

by on April 12, 2016

The past few months haven’t been particularly productive on the R package front (I’ve mostly been using R for plotting lakes data), but small updates here and there have led to a bunch of exciting new features in the prettymapr, rosm, and rcanvec packages. Things like geocoding, finding a bounding box containing multiple queries, exporting […]

{rcanvec} 0.1.4 release

by on January 14, 2016

Thanks to a GitHub issue raised by @HnyBadjr, I was able to fix a bug that didn’t properly parse NTS strings containing the letter “E” (in case you’re wondering, the algorithm to parse the NTS string starts at the beginning and stops parsing the series, which is a number, when the string can’t be converted […]

{rcanvec} 0.13 release

by on October 18, 2015

After taking a GIS in R tutorial, I’m inspired to write an R interface for the CanVec+ dataset provided by GeoGratis. CanVec is a vector dataset of the data used to create Canadian topographic maps, which is very useful in creating basemaps of just about any location in Canada. By translating some code I wrote […]

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