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Pander tables inside of knitr

September 18, 2014
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Pander tables inside of knitr

Hadley Wickham opened my eyes that calling pander to generate nifty markdown tables inside of knitr requires a special chunk option, which bothersome extra step might be saved by updating pander a bit. So it's done.In a nutshell, whenever you...

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Budapest BI and Open Analytics Forum: call for papers

September 8, 2014
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Budapest BI and Open Analytics Forum: call for papers

Following last year's tradition, I am happy to share some news on the forthcoming vendor-independent Budapest BI Forum to be hold between the 25th and 27th of November in Hungary.Beside learning about conventional business intelligence t...

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EditorConfig: force unified coding style from all your contributors

September 1, 2014
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EditorConfig: force unified coding style from all your contributors

In the past 10 years since I started using R, there were a series of things that changed the way I code (in chronological sequence): my first R function, different IDEs, my first R package, roxygen, GitHub, the devtools wiki, StackOverflow, my first useR! conference, continuous integration tools and e.g. participating in the Google Summer of Code. Probably I will...

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Call for papeRs in the near future

February 21, 2014
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Call for papeRs in the near future

I am really happy to share some great news with all R users about some upcoming conferences in the near future. The calls for papers are still active for all three below events that I plan to visit, I hope I could meet more and more useRs there!The closest event in time will be at Bucharest, Romania on the...

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Hungarian RUG: lighting talks

January 13, 2014
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Hungarian RUG: lighting talks

The only Hungarian R User Group so far, the Budapest Users of R Network (BURN), with already more than 120 members, is hosting several lighting talks on the 15th of January (Wednesday): Bence Arató (BI Consulting): Who uses R? László Bodó: C++ calls in R Csaba Burger (Burg Analytics): Financial decisions with lme4  Gergely Daróczi (rapporter.net): A Pandoc writer in R Imre Kocsis (

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Introduction to R for Quantitative Finance

December 4, 2013
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Introduction to R for Quantitative Finance

An introductory book on Quantitative Finance and R I co-authored with some learned faculty members of the Corvinus University of Budapest (Michael Puhle, Edina Berlinger, Péter Csóka, Dániel Havran, Ferenc Illés, Tamás Makara, Márton Michaletzky, Zsolt Tulassay, Varadi Kata and Ágnes Vidovics-Dancs) has been recently published at Packt:Introduction to R for Quantitative Finance

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Hungarian RUG on text mining

November 15, 2013
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Hungarian RUG on text mining

The only Hungarian R User Group so far, the Budapest Users of R Network, with already more than 100 members, is hosting two talks on the 27th of November on DataKind and the tm package.Bence Arató, head of a BI consulting company and the program chair of several Hungarian conferences, will give a short talk on...

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Hungarian RUG on ggplot2

October 17, 2013
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Hungarian RUG on ggplot2

The rather new-born Budapest Users of R Network, the only Hungarian R User Group so far, with already 85+ members, continues its really young traditions to have talks on data visualization and providing a place for Hungarian R users to socialize while having some free pizza and drinks.Our next session will focus on...

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pander 0.3.8 is out

September 12, 2013
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pander 0.3.8 is out

I have just released a new version of pander to CRAN with some minor fixes and some (hopefully) useful new features to generate markdown tables beside other tools:although I really love the Droid Sans font that I used to bundle with the package, I deci...

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Call for papers: Budapest BI Forum

September 3, 2013
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Call for papers: Budapest BI Forum

I am really happy to share some news with all R users about an upcoming conference to be hold in Budapest, Hungary. The organisers gave birth to the Hungarian Open Source BI Conference and the Innovative BI conference last year, and now building on the...

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