[R] dplyr or plyr or both?

ruipbarradas at sapo.pt ruipbarradas at sapo.pt
Thu Sep 15 16:20:46 CEST 2016


Maybe you should ask the maintainer of both packages.

> maintainer("plyr")
[1] "Hadley Wickham <hadley at rstudio.com>"
> maintainer("dplyr")
[1] "Hadley Wickham <hadley at rstudio.com>"

Hope this helps,

Rui Barradas

Citando Christopher W Ryan <cryan at binghamton.edu>:

> I've set myself the task of learning about these packages, and about
> tidy data concepts.
> What is the relationship between plyr and dplyr?  Does the latter
> replace the former (meaning I can concentrate on learning the latter)?
> Or is there ever a need to use functions from both (meaning I should
> learn both)?
> Thanks.
> --Chris Ryan
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