A new release of Rblpapi is now on CRAN. It provides a direct interface between R and the Bloomberg Terminal via the C++ API provided by Bloomberg Labs (but note that a valid Bloomberg license and installation is required).
This marks the fifth release since the package first appeared on CRAN last year. Continued thanks to all contributors for code, suggestions or bug reports. This release contains a lot of internal fixes by Whit, John and myself and should prove to be more resilient to 'odd' representations of data coming back. The
NEWS.Rd extract has more details:
Changes in Rblpapi version 0.3.4 (2016-05-08)
Documentation about extended futures roll notation was added to the
Additional examples for overrides where added to
General improvements and fixes to documentation (PR #156)
bdpfunction now also supports an option
The internal header
Rblpapi_types.hwas renamed from a lower-cased variant to conform with Rcpp Attributes best practices (PR #145).
Courtesy of CRANberries, there is also a diffstat report for the this release. As always, more detailed information is on the Rblpapi page. Questions, comments etc should go to the issue tickets system at the GitHub repo.