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Do Political Scientists Care About Effect Sizes: Replication and Type M Errors

October 13, 2014
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Reproducibility has come a long way in political science since I began my PhD all the way back in 2008. Many major journals now require replication materials be made available either on their websites or some service such as the Dataverse Network.This ...

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DataFrame manipulation in R from basics to dplyr

October 11, 2014
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DataFrame manipulation in R from basics to dplyr

  In my surroundings at work I see quite a few people managing their data in spreadsheet software like Excel or Calc, these software will do the work but I usually tend to do as little data manipulation in them as possible and to turn as soon as possible my spreadsheets into csv files and

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Julia style string literal interpolation in R

October 8, 2014
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Julia style string literal interpolation in R

I feel like a sculptor who has been using the same metal tools for the last four years and happened to have looked at my comrades and found them sporting new, sleek electric tools. Suddenly all of the hard work put into maintaining and adapting my meta...

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R as a general-purpose language for creating DSLs

October 6, 2014
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As a computer scientist, RStudio's Joe Cheng has some great insights into the R language and how it compares with other programming language. In the interview with DataScience.LA below, he notes that while R is often thought about as a domain-specific language (or DSL), the combination of a functional language with deferred evaluation of functional arguments actually makes it...

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A Conversation with Joe Cheng at useR! 2014

October 6, 2014
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Joe Cheng is a software engineer. Unfortunately the term gets thrown around pretty lightly, so...

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Shiny 0.10.2

October 2, 2014
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Shiny 0.10.2

Shiny v0.10.2 has been released to CRAN. To install it: install.packages('shiny') This version of Shiny requires R 3.0.0 or higher (note the current version of R is 3.1.1). R 2.15.x is no longer supported. Here are the most prominent changes: File uploading via fileInput() now works for Internet Explorer 8 and 9. Note, however, that IE 8/9 do not

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devtools 1.6

October 2, 2014
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devtools 1.6

Devtools 1.6 is now available on CRAN. Devtools makes it so easy to build a package that it becomes your default way to organise code, data and documentation. Learn more at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/. You can get the latest version with: install.packages("devtools") We’ve made a lot of improvements to the install and release process: Installation functions now

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Meet us at R Day and at the Strata+Hadoop World NYC Oct 15-17, 2014

September 30, 2014
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Meet us at R Day and at the Strata+Hadoop World NYC Oct 15-17, 2014

Are you headed to Strata? It’s just around the corner! We particularly hope to see you at R Day on October 15, where we will cover a raft of current topics that analysts and R users need to pay attention to. The R Day tutorials come from Hadley Wickham, Winston Chang, Garrett Grolemund, J.J. Allaire, and

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Data management with ShinyApps.io

September 29, 2014
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Data management with ShinyApps.io

Some of the most innovative Shiny apps share data across user sessions. Some apps share the results of one session to use in future sessions, others track user characteristics over time and make them available as part of the app. This level of sophistication creates tricky design choices when you host your app on a

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Registration now open for Master R Developer workshop in San Francisco

September 29, 2014
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Registration now open for Master R Developer workshop in San Francisco

Registration is now open for the next Master R Development workshop led by Hadley Wickham, author of over 30 R packages and the Advanced R book. The workshop will be held on January 19 and 20th in the San Francisco bay area. The workshop is a two day course on advanced R practices and package

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