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John Chambers, the inventor of S, added reference classes to R…

February 26, 2011
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John Chambers, the inventor of S, added reference classes to R…

John Chambers, the inventor of S, added reference classes to R 2.12, and oh boy are they fun to look at! What you see in the picture above is a “Hello World” web application for R. It’s written using the Rack R package (not unlike Ruby’s Rac...

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In The Wild: rApache 1.1.14 Released

January 12, 2011
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In The Wild: rApache 1.1.14 Released

Don’t be scared. Really. It’s just another minor release. After working with one of the venerable developers at metamx, it was discovered that rApache would crash when invoking the .Call functions outside the context of a web request. Get the sour...

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Rearranging the office to find a fresh perspective. Hasn’t…

December 31, 2010
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Rearranging the office to find a fresh perspective.
Hasn’t…

Rearranging the office to find a fresh perspective. Hasn’t been done in seven years. I feel better already. Gonna hang some pictures. Gonna set some goals. I’m not afraid to fail. Saw “True Grit” last night. I liked it.

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In The Wild: rApache 1.1.13 in Ubuntu and Source

December 18, 2010
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In The Wild: rApache 1.1.13 in Ubuntu and Source

I rolled a new released eight days ago, but tumblr was down and I forgot to post. Then yesterday I remembered again, but then tumblr was down again. Doh! You can get rApache 1.1.13 from here in source form or learn about how to get it here in binary f...

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Google, The Brew’s On Me

December 3, 2010
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Google, The Brew’s On Me

While drinking these fine liquids may up your trip count to the john, they can also make your R reports better. Not because they allow you to reach your Ballmer Peak… but because each of these elixers is the direct result of brewing. Okay, I’m rea...

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Almost There

August 24, 2010
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It’s been a long wait, but it’s almost over… Ever felt like you started a term paper over and over? Never really getting the mojo to finish it? That’s how I felt creating an ubuntu package for rApache. They should be available in a few hours on...

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