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Utility Functions and Development Tools for the Admiral Package Family


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.