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Doh! I Could Have Had Just Used V8!

August 21, 2015
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An R user recently had the need to split a “full, human name” into component parts to retrieve first & last names. The full names could be anything from something simple like “David Regan” to more complex & diverse such as “John Smith Jr.”, “Izaque Iuzuru Nagata” or “Christian Schmit de la Breli”. Despite the

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Track Hurricane Danny (Interactively) with R + leaflet

August 20, 2015
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Track Hurricane Danny (Interactively) with R + leaflet

Danny became the first hurricane of the 2015 Season, so it’s a good time to revisit how one might be able to track them with R. We’ll pull track data from Unisys and just look at Danny, but it should be easy to extrapolate from the code. For this visualization, we’ll use leaflet since it’s

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Good advice for security with R

August 19, 2015
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Everyone needs to be vigilant about security on the Web today. One particular threat — the man-in-the-middle attack — is a risk anytime you are communicating over the Internet, and an attacker has access to the network between the two endpoints. This is a possibility whenever you are using the Web over an unencrypted channel, or when using an...

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Importing Data Into R – Part Two

August 18, 2015
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Importing Data Into R – Part Two

In this follow-up tutorial of This R Data Import Tutorial Is Everything You Need-Part One, DataCamp continues with its comprehensive, yet easy tutorial to quickly import data into R, going from simple, flat text files to the more advanced SPSS and SAS files. As a lot of our readers noticed correctly from the first post, The post

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Display of Geographic Data in R

August 17, 2015
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This was a deck used in my presentation to the Inland Northwest R user Group this past Friday (August 14, 2015). It relies on the work done by many folks, including Ari Lamstein, Kyle Walker, Erik Erhardt, and the kind folks at R-Studio for their shiny...

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Playing with R, Shiny Dashboard and Google Analytics Data

August 17, 2015
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Playing with R, Shiny Dashboard and Google Analytics Data

In this post, I want to share some examples of data visualization I was playing with recently. Like in many other occasions, my field of application is digital analytics data. Precisely, data from Google Analytics.You might remember a previous post whe...

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Secure HTTPS Connections for R

August 17, 2015
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Secure HTTPS Connections for R

Traditionally, the mechanisms for obtaining R and related software have used standard HTTP connections. This isn’t ideal though, as without a secure (HTTPS) connection there is less assurance that you are downloading code from a legitimate source rather than from another server posing as one. Recently there have been a number of changes that make it easier to use HTTPS

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R 3.2.2 is released

August 16, 2015
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R 3.2.2 is released

R 3.2.2 (codename “Fire Safety”) was released last weekend. You can get the latest binaries version from here. (or the .tar.gz source code from here). The full list of new features and bug fixes is provided below. SOME OF THE CHANGES I personally found two things particularly interesting in this release: setInternet2(TRUE) is now the default for windows (which will … Continue reading...

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Programming simple economic experiments in shiny

August 16, 2015
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Programming simple economic experiments in shiny

In this post, I want to present a flexible way to implement small surveys or economic experiments in shiny. If you have some background in experimental economics, you may have noticed that the most widely used software to implement economic experiments is zTree. To be honest I never touched zTree so I can say little about it, but my impression was that capabilities

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Programming simple economic experiments in shiny

August 16, 2015
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Programming simple economic experiments in shiny

Note, September 16, 2015: I have corrected some errors in the R code chunks that sneaked in when I transformed the post to WordPress format. Sorry for any inconvenience. In this post, I want to present a flexible way to implement small surveys or economic experiments in shiny. If you have some background in experimental economics, you may have noticed

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