1363 search results for "RStudio"

New package commonmark: yet another markdown parser?

June 2, 2015
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New package commonmark: yet another markdown parser?

Last week the commonmark package was released on CRAN. The package implements some very thin R bindings to John Macfarlane’s (author of pandoc) cmark library. From the cmark readme: cmark is the C reference implementation of CommonMark, a rationalized version of Markdown syntax with a spec. It provides a shared library...

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“Mail merge” with RMarkdown

June 1, 2015
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“Mail merge” with RMarkdown

The term “mail merge” might not be familiar to those who have not worked in an office setting, but here is the Wikipedia definition: Mail merge is a software operation describing the production of multiple (and potentially large numbers of) documents from … Continue reading →

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Hosting Shiny on Amazon EC2

May 30, 2015
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Hosting Shiny on Amazon EC2

I recently finished some work on a Shiny application which incorporated a Random Forest model. The model was stored in a RData file and loaded by server.R during initialisation. This worked fine when tested locally but when I tried to deploy the application on shinyapps.io I ran into a problem: evidently you can only upload The post

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testthat 0.10.0

May 29, 2015
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testthat 0.10.0

testthat 0.10.0 is now available on CRAN. Testthat makes it easy to turn the informal testing that you’re already doing into formal automated tests. Learn more at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/tests.html. Install the latest version with: install.packages("testthat") There are four big changes in this release: test_check() uses a new reporter specifically designed for R CMD check. It displays

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R courses

R courses

For persons interested in advancing their knowledge on R and data science with R, BNOSAC offers a range of courses for R users. These cover courses on - R analytics (Statistical Machine Learning with R, Text mining with R, Applied Spatial modelling...

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SparkR preview by Vincent Warmerdam

May 28, 2015
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SparkR preview by Vincent Warmerdam

SparkR preview in Rstudio Apache Spark is the hip new technology on the block. It allows you to write scripts in a functional style and the technology behind it will allow you to run iterative tasks very quickly on a cluster of machines. It’s benchmarked to be quicker than hadoop for most machine learning use

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An R Enthusiast Goes Pythonic!

May 28, 2015
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An R Enthusiast Goes Pythonic!

I’ve spent so many years using and broadcasting my love for R and using Python quite minimally. Having read recently about machine learning in Python, I decided to take on a fun little ML project using Python from start to … Continue reading →

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Comrades Marathon Medal Predictions

May 28, 2015
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Comrades Marathon Medal Predictions

With only a few days to go until race day, most Comrades Marathon athletes will focusing on resting, getting enough sleep, hydrating, eating and giving a wide berth to anybody who looks even remotely ill. They will probably also be thinking a lot about Sunday's race. What will the weather be like? Will it be The post

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Revolution R Open 3.2.0 now available for download

May 22, 2015
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The latest update to Revolution R Open, RRO 3.2.0, is now available for download from MRAN. In addition to new features, this release tracks the version number of the underlying R engine version (so this is the release following RRO 8.0.3). Revolution R Open 3.2.0 includes: The latest R engine, R 3.2.0. This includes many improvements, including faster processing,...

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Course on using Oracle R Enterprise

Course on using Oracle R Enterprise

BNOSAC will be giving from June 08 up to June 12 a 5-day crash course on the use of R using Oracle R Enterprise. The course is given together with our Oracle Partner in Leuven, Belgium. If you are interested in attending, contact us for further details. For R users who aren't aware of this yet....

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