WDI 2.7.0 2020-06-23

  • API v2
  • Fix a breaking change after API v2
  • per_page not large enough when dataset is big
  • Monthly and quarterly data

WDI 2.6.0 2019-03-03

  • start and end are NULL as default and download all available years.
  • label attribute to the return data.frame includes descriptive labels for each
  • WDIbulk function to download all of WDI
  • WDIcache and data trim whitespace from region names

WDI 2.5.1 2018-12-07

  • New # WDI numbering scheme
  • Updated country and indicator data

WDI 2.5.0 Unreleased

  • Namespace issues (thanks to Jan Dietrich)
  • Updated the list of available indicators
  • Allow iso3c or iso2c as input for country argument
  • Rolled-back indicator input clean up because too aggressive (Thanks to Geoff Wright)
  • Rename columns automatically when using a named vector

WDI 2.4.0 Unreleased

  • Call RJSONIO::fromJSON explicitly to avoid conflict with JSON package (Thanks to Richard Cotton)

WDI 2.3.0 Unreleased

  • Change default start/end date per user request

WDI 2.2.0 Unreleased

  • Bug: country names were stripped of digits

WDI 2.1.0 Unreleased

  • Fixed various issues (thanks to Matthieu Stigler for bug reports and patches)
  • Faster downloads when requesting multiple countries (leveraging the US;BR;CA API syntax)

WDI 2.0.0 Unreleased

  • Now uses JSON instead of XML (Faster, easier)
  • WDIcache function now allows users to update the locally stored database of available WDI series
  • Fixed doc examples
  • Documentation now uses roxygen2
  • Moved development to github
  • Series and country info now in a single data list. utf-8 encoding fixed