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More Fun with Choropleth Maps

January 24, 2016
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More Fun with Choropleth Maps

I have a guest post up today at Ari Lamstein’s blog where I show some more fun things that can be done with the Religious Congregations and Membership Study at the ARDA that I used to look at Utah. I looked in some detail at Iowa ahead of their caucus in a few days, in light of...

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10 D3.js and WebGL weather, maps, and geography charts made in Python and R

January 16, 2016
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10 D3.js and WebGL weather, maps, and geography charts made in Python and R

Below are 10 charts made in R or Python by Plotly users on weather, maps and geography. 1. Doctor Who? – Timelords weather forecast for different cities Chart Link: https://plot.ly/~wthrmn/30/timelords-weather-forecast-1152016/Chart Author: @ wthrmnTouched up in: Plotly online editorCode: Python code R Code 2. Its raining ! – US Precipitation (June 2015) Chart Link: https://plot.ly/~RPlotBot/334/us-precipitation-06-30-2015-source-noaa/Chart Author:

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Combining Admin 1 Choropleths and Reference Maps

January 11, 2016
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Combining Admin 1 Choropleths and Reference Maps

A new version of choroplethr (v3.4.0) is now on CRAN. It allows you to combine Administrative Level 1 choropleths with reference maps. For reference, this functionality has been present for US maps for a while now (1, 2). This update just extends that functionality to the Administrative Level 1 mapping function, admin1_choropleth. To do this, The post

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Create your own hexamaps

January 4, 2016
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Create your own hexamaps

Hexamaps are gaining in popularity. Most notably has been the versions, where the map of the USA has been made into a hexamap. But people have also made maps of Europe using hexagons. The idea is that one unit is one hexagon. So in case of the US, each state is one hexagon. In the... Read more »

Faster Admin 1 Maps in Choroplethr

January 4, 2016
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Faster Admin 1 Maps in Choroplethr

A new version of ChoroplethrAdmin1 is now on CRAN, and it dramatically speeds up making Administrative Level 1 maps in choroplethr. “Administrative Level 1” is just a generic term for “1st subnational division”. In the US this is called a State, in Canada it’s called a Province, and so on. Overall, this package contains Admin The post

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Fun with Heatmaps and Plotly

December 29, 2015
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Just because we all like numbers doesn’t mean we can’t have some fun. Here’s to wishing to everyone a very Happy New Year ! # install.packages("jpeg") library(jpeg) library(plotly) # Download a jpeg file from imgur URL <- "http://i.imgur.com/FWsFq6r.jpg" file <- tempfile() download.file(URL, file, mode = "wb") # Read in JPEG file j <- readJPEG(file) j

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Building Interactive Maps with Leaflet

November 7, 2015
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Building Interactive Maps with Leaflet

Leaflet is an JavaScript library for building interactive maps. RStudio released a package that allows us to build these maps in R! You can do some really cool things in Leaflet, and I will demonstrate a few of those below. Leaflet is compatible with Shiny apps and R Markdown documents. As mentioned on the RStudio

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Combining Choropleth Maps and Reference Maps in R

September 30, 2015
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Combining Choropleth Maps and Reference Maps in R

Recent updates to my mapping packages now make it easy to combine choropleth maps and reference maps in R. All you have to do is pass the parameter reference_map = TRUE to the existing functions. This should “just work”, regardless of which region you zoom in on or what data you display. The following table shows the affected functions and their The post

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A Package Full o’ Pirates & Makin’ Interactive Pirate Maps in arrrrrRstats

September 19, 2015
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A Package Full o’ Pirates & Makin’ Interactive Pirate Maps in arrrrrRstats

Avast, me hearties! It’s time four t’ annual International Talk Like a Pirate Day #rstats post! (OK, I won’t make you suffer continuous pirate-speak for the entire post) I tried to be a bit more practical this year and have two treasuRe chests for you to (hopefully) enjoy. A Package Full o’ Pirates I’ve covered

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Analyze Data: Five Ways You Can Make Interactive Maps

September 8, 2015
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Analyze Data: Five Ways You Can Make Interactive Maps

Plotly’s new map making tools let you tell stories about data as it relates to geography. This post shows five examples of how you can make and style choropleth, subplot, scatter, bubble, and line maps. We made these maps with our APIs for R and ...

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