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testthat 0.11.0

October 15, 2015
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testthat 0.11.0

testthat 0.11.0 is now available on CRAN. Testthat makes it easy to turn your existing informal tests into formal automated tests that you can rerun quickly and easily. Learn more at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/tests.html. Install the latest version with: install.packages("testthat") In this version: New expect_silent() ensures that code produces no output, messages, or warnings. expect_output(), expect_message(), expect_warning(),

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10 Top Tips For Becoming A Better Coder!

October 15, 2015
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10 Top Tips For Becoming A Better Coder!

By Steph Locke We polled our consultants for their tips on how to be more effective at writing R code; and here are the top 10! 10. Don’t pre-emptively tidy Spending time on formatting as you go along gives you … Continue reading →

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parallelsugar: An implementation of mclapply for Windows

October 14, 2015
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An easy way to run R code in parallel on a multicore system is with the mclapply() function. Unfortunately, mclapply() does not work on Windows machines because the mclapply() implementation relies on forking and Windows does not support forking. Previously, I published a hackish solution that implemented a fake mclapply() for Windows users with one

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Pi an experiment with circlize package

October 13, 2015
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Pi an experiment with circlize package

Pi to 1000 places connectedIdea:In the past i have often observed circular plots (cant find a technical name) in 1) New York times to display human genome data2) Migration patterns among humans3) to display import and export data (Bloomberg ...

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Debunking Magical 9s – Numerology or Numerical Illiteracy?

October 12, 2015
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Debunking Magical 9s – Numerology or Numerical Illiteracy?

The other day one of my friends on facebook posted this video about the mystical nature of the number 9. Being a skeptical of all think hokey, I decided to experiment with numbers to see how special 9 really is.There are four claims made in the video a...

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10 Reasons to come to EARL Boston

October 12, 2015
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10 Reasons to come to EARL Boston

Mango Solutions are organising and running the EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language)  Conference in Boston on 2-4 November 2015.  This Conference is for all users, enthusiasts and beginners of the R programming language.  Following on from the very successful London EARL … Continue reading →

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Lessons Learned from Developing a Data Product

October 11, 2015
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Lessons Learned from Developing a Data Product

For an assignment I was asked to develop a visual ‘data product’ that informed decisions on video game ratings taking as an indicator their ranking on the MetaCritic site. I decided to use RStudio’s Shiny package to develop it as a visual product and then publish it to shinyapps.io, RStudio’s cloud service for publishing Shiny

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Facing your data

October 10, 2015
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Facing your data

A few years ago, I came across a post on FlowingData about using Chernoff Faces as a fun way to visualize multidimensional data: > The assumption is that we can read people's faces easily in real life, > so we should be able to recognize small differences when they represent data. > Now that's a pretty big...

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Learning R: Index of Online R Courses, October 2015

October 8, 2015
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Learning R: Index of Online R Courses, October 2015

by Joseph Rickert Early October: somewhere the leaves are turning brilliant colors, temperatures are cooling down and that back to school feeling is in the air. And for more people than ever before, it is going to seem to be a good time to commit to really learning R. I have some suggestions for R courses below, but first:...

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Getting into the zone(s) with R + jsonlite

October 6, 2015
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We have some strange data in cybersecurity. One of the (IMO) stranger data files is a Domain Name System (DNS) zone file. This file contains mappings between domain names and IP addresses (and other things) represented by “resource records”. Here’s an example for the dummy/example domain example.com: $ORIGIN example.com. ; designates the start of this zone file...

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