oxcovid19 0.1.3 Unreleased

This is a patch release of oxcovid19 (GitHub and Zenodo release only). This is a development release leading up to oxcovid19 minor CRAN release v0.2.0 in December 2020.

In this release:


  • Improved documentation with community guidelines that include code of conduct and contributing guidelines

  • Improved website (favicon, etc)

  • Removed Travis ci/cd

Bug fixes

  • addressed issue with get_data_weather not working as expected. Issue was with how missing values were reported in the actual datasets (usage of character value NaN rather than NA or special value NaN)

oxcovid19 0.1.2 2020-10-29

This is the third CRAN release of oxcovid19. In this release:


  • added function to get remote table metadata (party to fix CRAN NOTE on non-use of imported dbplyr package)

  • added convenience wrapper functions to retrieve data from specific tables based on specified query parameters

  • added utility function to help in citing appropriate data sources

  • improved documentation including adding markdown support

  • updated lifecycle to maturing

Bug fixes

  • addressed CRAN NOTE regarding 2 marked UTF-8 strings

  • addressed CRAN NOTE regarding non-use of imported dbplyr package

oxcovid19 0.1.1 2020-08-14

This is the second CRAN release of oxcovid19. In this release:


  • improved documentation

  • updated test package GitHub Actions specifications

  • updated check package GitHub Actions specifications

Bug fixes

  • Edited 2 marked UTF8 strings

  • addressed WARNING on CRAN checks

  • addressed issue with connect function regarding gssencmode specification

oxcovid19 0.1.0 2020-07-16

This is the first CRAN release of oxcovid19. In this release:

  • Created a function to open a connection to the PostgreSQL server of the OxCOVID19 Database.

  • Created a function to output lists of available tables in the PostgreSQL server and lists of fields in each table in the PostgreSQL server.

  • Created a function to output specified tables for use within R environment.

  • Pulled source and structure specifications of tables in PostgreSQL server and saved as package datasets.

  • Added README to document package description, installation and use.

  • Added tests using testhat

  • Added GitHub Actions for performing R CMD check on package

  • Added GitHub Actions for performing code coverage

  • Added vignettes to demonstrate similar outputs as OxCOVID-19 Project

  • Added a NEWS.md file to track changes to the package.