synapser package provides an interface to Synapse, a collaborative workspace for reproducible data intensive research projects, providing support for:
synapser package lets you communicate with the Synapse platform to create collaborative data analysis projects and access data using the R programming language. Other Synapse clients exist for Python, Java, and the web browser.
synapser is available as a ready-built package for Microsoft Windows and Mac OSX. For Linux systems, it is available to install from source. Please also check out our System Dependencies article for instructions on how to install system dependencies on Linux environments.
Alternatively, edit your ~/.Rprofile and configure your default repositories:
after which you may run install.packages without specifying the repositories:
If you have been asked to validate a release candidate, please use:
Under the hood,
reticulate and the synapsePythonClient, which is why you are required to have an installation of Python if you don’t already. See instructions below on installing/upgrading Python below.
To get started, try logging into Synapse. If you don’t already have a Synapse account, register here:
Please visit the
synapser docs site or view our vignettes for using the
browseVignettes(package = "synapser")
Download the Python installer from the Official Website of Python here.
Install the Downloaded Python Installer
check Install Python and Check the “Add python.ext to PATH”, then click on the “Install Now” button.
Verify the Update
Note If it still shows the old version, you may restart your system. Or uninstall the old version from the control panel.
Both python 2x and 3x can stay installed in a MAC. Mac comes with python 2x version. To check the default python version in your MAC, open the terminal and type
If you don’t then go ahead and install it with the installer. Go the the python’s official site here.
Now restart the terminal and check again with both commands python —version
Or use to
install last version
Add the repository and update
Update the package list
Verify the updated Python packages list
Install the Python 3.10 package using apt-get
Add Python 3.8 & Python 3.10 to update-alternatives
Update Python 3 for point to Python 3.10
or write in console >‘R.version.string’ to print out the R version.