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The R-Podcast Episode 17: A Simply Radiant Chat with Vincent Nijs

February 3, 2016
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The R-Podcast continues its series on Shiny and the first-ever Shiny Developer Conference by catching up with Vincent Nijs, associate professor of marketing at UC San Diego and one of the earliest adopters of Shiny. Some of the topics we cover include...

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Simple Distributions for Mixtures?

February 3, 2016
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Simple Distributions for Mixtures?

The idea of GLMs is that given some covariates,  has a distribution in the exponential family (Gaussian, Poisson, Gamma, etc). But that does not mean that  has a similar distribution… so there is no reason to test for a Gamma model for  before running a Gamma regression, for instance. But are there cases where it might work? That the non-conditional distribution is...

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memoise 1.0.0

February 2, 2016
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memoise 1.0.0

We are pleased to announce version 1.0.0 of the memoise package is now available on CRAN. Memoization stores the value of function call and returns the cached result when the function is called again with the same arguments. The following function computes Fibonacci numbers and illustrates the usefulness of memoization. Because the function definition is

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tidyr 0.4.0

February 2, 2016
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tidyr 0.4.0

I’m pleased to announce tidyr 0.4.0. tidyr makes it easy to “tidy” your data, storing it in a consistent form so that it’s easy to manipulate, visualise and model. Tidy data has a simple convention: put variables in the columns and observations in the rows. You can learn more about it in the tidy data

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httr 1.1.0 (and 1.0.0)

February 2, 2016
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httr 1.1.0 (and 1.0.0)

httr 1.1.0 is now available on CRAN. The httr packages makes it easy to talk to web APIs from R. Learn more in the quick start vignette. Install the latest version with: install.packages("devtools") When writing this blog post I discovered that I forgot to annouce httr 1.0.0. This was a major release marking the transition

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Devtools 1.10.0

February 2, 2016
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Devtools 1.10.0

Devtools 1.10.0 is now available on CRAN. Devtools makes package building so easy that a package can become your default way to organise code, data, documentation, and tests. You can learn more about creating your own package in R packages. Install devtools with: install.packages("devtools") This version is mostly a collection of bug fixes and minor

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2015 in review and a preview of 2016

February 2, 2016
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DataCamp’s mission is to build the best online platform for data science education with a focus on R and Python. In this post, we share our journey during 2015 and our plans for 2016 (hint: we’re hiring)*: 2015 IN REVIEW 2015 - The data** Since we’re all obsessed with data, let’s start with some numbers: In 2015… the...

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Using Jupyter Notebooks to Define Literate APIs

February 2, 2016
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Using Jupyter Notebooks to Define Literate APIs

Part of the vision behind the Jupyter notebook ecosystem seems to be the desire to create a literate computing infrastructure that supports “the weaving of a narrative directly into a live computation, interleaving text with code and results to construct a complete piece that relies equally on the textual explanations and the computational components” (Fernando

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Tracking ggplot2 Extensions

February 1, 2016
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Tracking ggplot2 Extensions

Introduction The purpose of this blog post is to inform R users of a website that I created to track and list ggplot2 extensions. The site is available at: http://ggplot2-exts.github.io. The purpose of this site is to help other R users easily find ggplot2 extensions that are coming in “fast and furious” from the R community. If you

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Shiny Developers Conference Review

February 1, 2016
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Shiny Developers Conference Review

by Aimee Gott               Late in 2015 I was delighted to receive an invite to the inaugural Shiny Developers Conference to be held in Stanford, California. I didn’t have to think twice about wanting … Continue reading →

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