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patentsview 0.3.0 (2021-09-03)

CRAN release: 2021-09-25

  • The package is now using the new HTTPS endpoints (#17)
  • The list of queryable fields was updated
  • with_qfuns() now find objects in the calling environment (@jcheng5, #20)
  • Vignettes are being pre-computed (#23)
  • An issue was fixed where query strings weren’t being properly URL-encoded (#24)
  • Adhoc logic was added to handle API throttling

patentsview 0.2.2 (2019-01-23)

CRAN release: 2019-01-28

  • Vignettes removed from package so that CRAN builds don’t fail when API is down

patentsview 0.2.1 (2018-03-05)

CRAN release: 2018-03-14

  • Examples that hit the API were wrapped in \dontrun{} so CRAN doesn’t request fixes to package when API is down

patentsview 0.2.0 (2018-02-08)

CRAN release: 2018-02-09

New features
  • cast_pv_data() function added to convert the data types of the data returned by search_pv()
  • Additional fields added to the API (e.g., fields starting with forprior_, examiner_)
  • Additional error handler added for the locations endpoint (@mustberuss, #11)
  • error_browser option has been deprecated

patentsview 0.1.0 (2017-05-01)

CRAN release: 2017-07-12

New functions
  • search_pv added to send requests to the PatentsView API
  • qry_funs list added with functions to help users write queries
  • get_fields and get_endpoints added to quickly get possible field names and endpoints, respectively
  • unnest_pv_data added to unnest the data frames in the returned data