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Data anonymization in R

November 6, 2014
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Use cases Public reports. Public data sharing, e.g. R packages download logs from CRAN's RStudio mirror - cran-logs.rstudio.com - mask ip addresses. Reports or data sharing for external vendor. Development works can operate on anonymized PRODUCTION data. Manually or semi-manually populated data can often brings some new issue after migration to PRODUCTION data. Such anonymized PRODUCTION data can be quite handy for the devs. Dependencies suppressPackageStartupMessages({ ...

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geocodeHERE 0.1 is on CRAN

November 6, 2014
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In my previous blog post, I detailed how I created my first R package called geocodeHERE. This package is a convenient wrapper for Nokia's HERE geocoding API. The cool thing about this API is that it allows for bulk geocoding. So, instead of doing n API calls to geocode n addresses, you can do it with...

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Faster, easier, and more reliable character string processing with stringi 0.3-1

November 6, 2014
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A new release of the stringi package is available on CRAN (please wait a few days for Windows and OS X binary builds). # install.packages("stringi") or update.packages() library("stringi") stringi is an R package providing (but definitely not limiting to) equivalents…Read more ›

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Visualising stranded RNA-seq data with Gviz/Bioconductor

November 6, 2014
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Visualising stranded RNA-seq data with Gviz/Bioconductor

Gviz is a really great package for visualising genomics data in R. Recently I have been looking at stranded RNA-seq data, which provides the ability to differentiate sense and antisense expression from a genomic locus thanks to the way in … Continue reading →

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The reddit Front Page is Not a Meritocracy

November 6, 2014
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The reddit Front Page is Not a Meritocracy

I was pleasantly surprised when somebody shared my traveling salesman animation to reddit and the post made it all the way to reddit's default front page (i.e. the top 25). The gif racked up over 1.3 million pageviews on Imgur, a testament to reddit's traffic-generating prowess. Before the post made it to the front page, though, it was...

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A Software Carpentry workshop at Northwestern

November 5, 2014
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On Friday October 31, 2014, and Saturday November 1, 2014, around thirty-five graduate students and faculty members attended a Software Carpentry workshop. Attendees came primarily from the Economics department and the Kellogg School of Management, w...

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RPushbullet 0.1.1

November 5, 2014
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A minor bugfix release 0.1.1 of the RPushbullet package (interfacing the neat Pushbullet service) landed on CRAN yesterday morning. It cleans up a small issue related to the ability to transfer files between devices via the Pushbullet service where the ability to select a (non-default) target device has now been restored. With that, allow me to borrow...

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High performance JSON streaming in R: Part 1

November 5, 2014
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High performance JSON streaming in R: Part 1

The jsonlite stream_in and stream_out functions implement line-by-line processing of JSON data over a connection, such as a socket, url, file or pipe. Thereby we can construct a data processing pipeline that can handle large (or unlimited) amounts of data with limited memory. This post will walk through some examples...

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Easy to use option settings management with the ‘settings’ package

November 5, 2014
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Last week I released a new package called settings. It grew out of my frustration built up during several small projects where I'm generating heavily parameterized d3/js output. What I wanted was support to define a whole bunch of option … Continue reading →

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Analyzing coverage of R unit tests in packages – the {testCoverage} package

November 5, 2014
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Analyzing coverage of R unit tests in packages – the {testCoverage} package

By Andy Nicholls – Head of Consulting, UK Introduction Testing is a crucial component in ensuring that the correct analyses are deployed. However it is often considered unglamorous; a poor relation in terms of the time and resources allocated to it in … Continue reading →

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