Utility Functions and Development Tools for the Admiral Package Family

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Functions, tools and documentation for developing core {admiral} and extension package functions. Most functions in {admiraldev} are around testing inputs going into functions. There are also additional quality of life functions/Addins to assist developers of {admiral} or {admiral} extension packages, functions to help with rendering documentation, Developer Guides on developing function and using GitHub, GitHub Actions.

NOTE: This package is not intended for standalone use but rather as a central dependency for {admiral} and its extension packages


The package is available from CRAN and can be installed by running install.packages("admiraldev").

To install the latest development version of the package directly from GitHub use the following code:

if (!requireNamespace("remotes", quietly = TRUE)) {


Release Schedule

{admiraldev} is to be released to CRAN at the same time as an official release of {admiral}. You can find the release schedule for {admiral} packages here.