DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.Rarr  

This package is for version 3.17 of Bioconductor; for the stable, up-to-date release version, see Rarr.

Read Zarr Files in R

Bioconductor version: 3.17

The Zarr specification defines a format for chunked, compressed, N-dimensional arrays. It's design allows efficient access to subsets of the stored array, and supports both local and cloud storage systems. Rarr aims to implement this specifcation in R with minimal reliance on an external tools or libraries.

Author: Mike Smith [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Mike Smith <grimbough at gmail.com>

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biocViews DataImport, Software
Version 1.0.3
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.17 (R-4.3) (< 6 months)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Imports jsonlite, httr, stringr, R.utils, utils, paws.storage, methods
Suggests BiocStyle, covr, knitr, tinytest
SystemRequirements GNU make
URL https://github.com/grimbough/Rarr
BugReports https://github.com/grimbough/Rarr/issues
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