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Color Theme for Eclipse IDE + StatET Editor: rappster

February 16, 2012
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Color Theme for Eclipse IDE + StatET Editor: rappster

I’ve played around a bit with the Eclipse Color Themes plugin by Felix Dahlke and Roger Dudler as they added support for the R editor that ships with plugin StatET late last year. The outcome is a little color theme called rappster. The nice thing with those color themes is that you can make your syntax … Continue reading...

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Update your Windows PATH – revisited

December 15, 2011
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Update your Windows PATH – revisited

Yihui got me psyched a little about GitHub After my last post about running your R infrastructure from an USB drive, he commented on my function that would update the Windows PATH (which is at least important for R and Rtools). Now I found some time to polish it a little. Feel free to test … Continue reading...

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RMySQL: using the latest MySQL version

December 15, 2011
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RMySQL: using the latest MySQL version

In order to connect my R related stuff to a webserver and MySQL I went all the way from using xampp to setting up my own (W)AMPP  (Apache MySQL PHP Perl) to finally back to xampp. And I’m quite happy about this very last switch to xampp! Why I like xampp it can be run … Continue reading...

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Running your R and LaTeX Infrastructure from a portable USB Drive

December 9, 2011
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Running your R and LaTeX Infrastructure from a portable USB Drive

On my road to eventually running all of my programs off an USB device I’ve gotten a little bit closer yesterday thanks to input from Duncan Murdoch and Yihui Xie. Eventually running the entire Windows OS off a USB drive would be nice (not talking about running it as a Virtual Machine, but to have … Continue reading...

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Indexing Nested Lists

November 20, 2011
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Indexing Nested Lists

I’ve long searched for a somewhat efficient approach to indexing nested lists and/or environments and here’s my best solution so far. For me, being able to compute such an index is the crucial part in order to actually manage such nested structures (which are very helpful in a lot of scenarios where formal classes are … Continue reading...

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Doing away with “unknown timezone” warnings

November 8, 2011
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Doing away with “unknown timezone” warnings

Timezone stuff can really drive you NUTS - at least if you’re sitting in front of a German Windows-Box This is what I used to do to set my tz: And I always wondered why R would throw “unknown timezone” warnings: Someday I found out that setting tz via `options()` was not enough as the … Continue reading...

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Identifying Records in Data Frame A That Are Not Contained In Data Frame B – A Comparison

October 12, 2011
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Identifying Records in Data Frame A That Are Not Contained In Data Frame B – A Comparison

Yesterday I launched my first question at Stackoverflow and apparently did a lot of things wrong as I managed to get my question closed wihtin hours http://stackoverflow.com/questions/7728462/identify-records-in-data-frame-a-not-contained-in-data-frame-b I had collected 9 different solutions to the problem and made the mistake to put it all within the original question space. So people complained and told me … Continue reading...

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Online

October 12, 2011
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Online

Hello world, I decided to start blogging a bit to throw my weird R code examples at you ;-) Hope you’ll like it! Greetz, Janko

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