A general overview of Apache Arrow project can be found on the front page and in the Apache Arrow Overview. You can also have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions.
For an Architectural Overview of Arrow’s libraries please refer to:
R package Architecture can be found on this page.
R package Architectural Overview¶
r/R/dplyr-*files define the verbs used in a regular dplyr syntax on Arrow objects.
r/R/dplyr-funcs*files define bindings to Arrow C++ functions that can be used with already defined dplyr verbs.
All the C++ code connected to the R package lives in
arrow/r/src. It also includes C++ code which connects libarrow (the Arrow C++ library) and the R code in package.
If the libarrow source package is bundled with R package using
make sync-cppcommand then it will be included in the
r/mandirectory includes generated R documentation that shouldn’t be updated directly but in the corresponding
The vignettes are “a long-form guide to the package” and can be found in