DOI: 10.18129/B9.bioc.rebook  

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

Re-using Content in Bioconductor Books

Bioconductor version: 3.17

Provides utilities to re-use content across chapters of a Bioconductor book. This is mostly based on functionality developed while writing the OSCA book, but generalized for potential use in other large books with heavy compute. Also contains some functions to assist book deployment.

Author: Aaron Lun [aut, cre, cph]

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

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biocViews Infrastructure, ReportWriting, Software
Version 1.10.1
In Bioconductor since BioC 3.12 (R-4.0) (3 years)
License GPL-3
Imports utils, methods, knitr (>= 1.32), rmarkdown, CodeDepends, dir.expiry, filelock, BiocStyle
Suggests testthat, igraph, XML, BiocManager, RCurl, bookdown, rappdirs, yaml, BiocParallel, OSCA.intro, OSCA.workflows
Depends On Me csawBook, OSCA, OSCA.advanced, OSCA.basic, OSCA.intro, OSCA.multisample, OSCA.workflows, SingleRBook
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