box: Write Reusable, Composable and Modular R Code

A modern module system for R. Organise code into hierarchical, composable, reusable modules, and use it effortlessly across projects via a flexible, declarative dependency loading syntax.

Version: 1.2.0
Depends: R (≥ 3.6.0)
Imports: tools
Suggests: devtools, knitr (≥ 1.40), rmarkdown, R6, rlang, roxygen2 (≥ 7.2.1), shiny, stringr, testthat (≥ 3.1.7)
Enhances: rstudioapi
Published: 2024-02-06
DOI: 10.32614/
Author: Konrad Rudolph ORCID iD [aut, cre], Michael Schubert ORCID iD [ctb]
Maintainer: Konrad Rudolph <konrad.rudolph at>
License: MIT + file LICENSE
NeedsCompilation: yes
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: box results


Reference manual: box.pdf
Vignettes: Get started
Using compiled code
Contributing to ‘box’
Frequently asked questions
Migration guide
The hierarchy of module environments
Similar packages
Testing modules


Package source: box_1.2.0.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): box_1.2.0.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): box_1.2.0.tgz, r-release (x86_64): box_1.2.0.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): box_1.2.0.tgz
Old sources: box archive

Reverse dependencies:

Reverse imports: rhino, SouthParkRshiny
Reverse suggests: box.linters, common, cucumber, just.install, shiny.telemetry
Reverse enhances: this.path


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