httpgd: A 'HTTP' Server Graphics Device

A graphics device for R that is accessible via network protocols. This package was created to make it easier to embed live R graphics in integrated development environments and other applications. The included 'HTML/JavaScript' client (plot viewer) aims to provide a better overall user experience when dealing with R graphics. The device asynchronously serves graphics via 'HTTP' and 'WebSockets'.

Version: 1.3.1
Depends: R (≥ 3.2.0)
Imports: later (≥ 1.1.0), systemfonts (≥ 1.0.0)
LinkingTo: cpp11 (≥ 0.2.4), BH (≥ 1.75.0), later, systemfonts
Suggests: testthat, xml2 (≥ 1.0.0), fontquiver (≥ 0.2.0), knitr, rmarkdown
Published: 2023-01-30
Author: Florian Rupprecht ORCID iD [aut, cre], Kun Ren [ctb], Tatsuya Shima [ctb], Jeroen Ooms ORCID iD [ctb], Hadley Wickham [cph] (Author of included svglite code), Lionel Henry [cph] (Author of included svglite code), Thomas Lin Pedersen [cph] (Author and creator of included svglite code), T Jake Luciani [cph] (Author of included svglite code), Matthieu Decorde [cph] (Author of included svglite code), Vaudor Lise [cph] (Author of included svglite code), Tony Plate [cph] (Contributor to included svglite code), David Gohel [cph] (Contributor to included svglite code), Yixuan Qiu [cph] (Contributor to included svglite code), HÃ¥kon Malmedal [cph] (Contributor to included svglite code), RStudio [cph] (Copyright holder of included svglite code), Brett Robinson [cph] (Author of included belle library), Google [cph] (Copyright holder of included material design icons), Victor Zverovich [cph] (Author of included fmt library)
Maintainer: Florian Rupprecht <floruppr at>
License: GPL-2 | GPL-3 [expanded from: GPL (≥ 2)]
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: C++17, libpng, cairo, freetype2, fontconfig
Materials: README NEWS
CRAN checks: httpgd results


Reference manual: httpgd.pdf
Vignettes: Installation
Getting started
VS Code
httpgd API


Package source: httpgd_1.3.1.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): httpgd_1.3.1.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): httpgd_1.3.1.tgz, r-release (x86_64): httpgd_1.3.1.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): httpgd_1.3.1.tgz
Old sources: httpgd archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse suggests: thematic


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