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LED is my new Hello World – R Time

LED is my new Hello World – R Time

Yep...as I have said many times before, the LED Number application has become my new Hello World...whenever I learn a new programming language I try to build this, because it compromises several language constructs and makes you learn more by trying to...

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Bioinformatics with R Cookbook – Book Review

Bioinformatics with R Cookbook – Book Review

I just finished reading Bioinformatics with R Cookbook...so here's my review -:)I was excited to read this book, because it's been a while since I read any R book...but...I gotta admit...this is not my kind of book...as I discovered that obviously...

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Julia versus R – Playing around

Julia versus R – Playing around

So...as time goes by, I'm getting more proficient with Julia...which is something fairly easy as the learning curve is pretty fast...I decided to load a file with 590,209 records that I got from Freebase...the file in question contains Actors and Actre...

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Social Media Mining with R – Book review

Social Media Mining with R – Book review

I was really excited when my friend from Packt Publishing send me this book...as I haven't read any R book in a while...but don't get me wrong...the book is not bad...it's just that I expected a little bit more...let me explain a little bit...This book...

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Machine Learning with R – Book Review

Machine Learning with R – Book Review

I have to admit it...I'm an R junkie...since the first time I started learning R...it has become an addiction to me...I try to solve every problem with R...which is obviously not the best way to go...but my rule of thumb is..."Try with R first...otherw...

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Twitter Battle

December 2, 2013
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Twitter Battle

I love to have fun with R and Twitter...there are a lot of cool things that you can do with it...so I just thought of having a small Twitter Battle application...something that will grab the number of followers and lists from two users...apply some cra...

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Twitter unfollowers with R and Rook – Revisited

December 2, 2013
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Twitter unfollowers with R and Rook – Revisited

Some time ago I wrote a post called Twitter unfollowers with R and Rook where I used R and Twitter to get a list of the people that we follow...but that doesn't follow us back...Right now...that post is obsolete as Twitter changed its API to API 1...

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Web Application Development with R Using Shiny – Book review

November 27, 2013
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Web Application Development with R Using Shiny – Book review

As may already know (As I have said this a thousand times) I love R -:) And of course...I love Shiny -;)Today I had the opportunity to read a nice little book called Web Application Development with R using Shiny.This book starts of course with a small...

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Calling R from the ERP – A dirty little hack

November 19, 2013
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Calling R from the ERP – A dirty little hack

Since I joined SAP around 2 years ago, I simply stopped using ABAP…even when I use it for almost 11 years when I was a consultant…A week ago, I was thinking about writing a new blog…something nice…some hacky…something that would allow me to just rest and don’t blog for the rest of the year…I thought about ERP and R…while...

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Running R inside SAP HANA Studio

September 6, 2013
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Running R inside SAP HANA Studio

*DANGER* This is just a silly blog and shouldn't be taken any seriously.*DANGER*Ok...you may wonder...why is Blag writing a silly blog? Well...I'm a Developer Evangelist...and it's my job to keep developers entertained  Also...I have so free time ...

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