DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.alabaster.base  

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Save Bioconductor Objects To File

Bioconductor version: 3.17

Save Bioconductor data structures into file artifacts, and load them back into memory. This is a more robust and portable alternative to serialization of such objects into RDS files. Each artifact is associated with metadata for further interpretation; downstream applications can enrich this metadata with context-specific properties.

Author: Aaron Lun [aut, cre]

Maintainer: Aaron Lun <infinite.monkeys.with.keyboards at>

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HTML R Script Creating new applications
HTML R Script Extending to new data structures
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biocViews DataImport, DataRepresentation, Software
Version 1.0.0
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.17 (R-4.3) (< 6 months)
License MIT + file LICENSE
Imports alabaster.schemas, methods, utils, S4Vectors, rhdf5, jsonlite, jsonvalidate, Rcpp
LinkingTo Rcpp, Rhdf5lib
Suggests BiocStyle, rmarkdown, knitr, testthat, digest, Matrix
SystemRequirements C++17, GNU make
Depends On Me alabaster, alabaster.bumpy, alabaster.mae, alabaster.ranges, alabaster.sce,, alabaster.spatial, alabaster.string, alabaster.vcf
Imports Me alabaster.matrix
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