findPackage: Find 'CRAN' Package by Topic

Finds 'CRAN' packages by the topic requested. The topic can be given as a character string or as a regular expression and will help users to locate 'CRAN' packages matching their specified requirement. findPackage(<string>) returns a data frame of packages with description containing the input string.

Version: 0.2.0
Suggests: knitr, rmarkdown, testthat (≥ 3.0.0)
Published: 2023-01-26
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.findPackage
Author: Amarnath Bose ORCID iD [aut, cre]
Maintainer: Amarnath Bose <amarnath.bose at>
License: GPL-3
URL: <>
NeedsCompilation: no
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: findPackage results


Reference manual: findPackage.pdf
Vignettes: Find_CRAN_package_by_topic


Package source: findPackage_0.2.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): findPackage_0.2.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): findPackage_0.2.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): findPackage_0.2.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): findPackage_0.2.0.tgz


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