blob: A Simple S3 Class for Representing Vectors of Binary Data ('BLOBS')

R's raw vector is useful for storing a single binary object. What if you want to put a vector of them in a data frame? The 'blob' package provides the blob object, a list of raw vectors, suitable for use as a column in data frame.

Version: 1.2.4
Imports: methods, rlang, vctrs (≥ 0.2.1)
Suggests: covr, crayon, pillar (≥ 1.2.1), testthat
Published: 2023-03-17
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.blob
Author: Hadley Wickham [aut], Kirill Müller [cre], RStudio [cph, fnd]
Maintainer: Kirill Müller <kirill at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: blob results


Reference manual: blob.pdf


Package source: blob_1.2.4.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): blob_1.2.4.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): blob_1.2.4.tgz, r-release (x86_64): blob_1.2.4.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): blob_1.2.4.tgz
Old sources: blob archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: dbflobr, DBItest, dbplyr, flobr, odbc, RMariaDB, RPostgres, RSQLite, tfevents
Reverse suggests: arrow, b64, bcputility, bigrquery, constructive, DBI, dbx, finbif, ipaddress, nanoarrow, sf, tibble


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