lifecycle provides a set of tools and conventions to manage the life cycle of your exported functions.

  • Read vignette("stages") to learn what it means for a function to be experimental, stable, deprecated, or superseded.

  • Read vignette("manage") to learn how to manage lifecycle changes in functions that you use.

  • Read vignette("communicate") to learn how to communicate lifecycle changes in the functions you write.

Installation

# Install release version from CRAN
install.packages("lifecycle")

# Install development version from GitHub
devtools::install_github("r-lib/lifecycle")