DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.BiocCheck  

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Bioconductor-specific package checks

Bioconductor version: 3.16

BiocCheck guides maintainers through Bioconductor best practicies. It runs Bioconductor-specific package checks by searching through package code, examples, and vignettes. Maintainers are required to address all errors, warnings, and most notes produced.

Author: Bioconductor Package Maintainer [aut], Lori Shepherd [aut], Daniel von Twisk [ctb], Kevin Rue [ctb], Marcel Ramos [aut, cre] , Leonardo Collado-Torres [ctb], Federico Marini [ctb]

Maintainer: Marcel Ramos <marcel.ramos at>

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biocViews Infrastructure, Software
Version 1.34.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 2.14 (R-3.1) (9 years)
License Artistic-2.0
Depends R (>= 4.2.0)
Imports biocViews(>= 1.33.7), BiocManager, stringdist, graph, httr, tools, codetools, methods, utils, knitr
Suggests RUnit, BiocGenerics, Biobase, jsonlite, rmarkdown, downloader, devtools (>= 1.4.1), usethis, BiocStyle, callr
Enhances codetoolsBioC
Depends On Me
Imports Me AnnotationHubData
Suggests Me GEOfastq, HMP16SData, HMP2Data, packFinder, preciseTAD, scpdata, SpectralTAD
Links To Me
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