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Continuous Integration for R packages

February 21, 2015
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What is git? Git is a version control system, and the best I have worked with for that matter. 15 years ago, I was happy when my company decided to migrate from RCS to SVN. Branching became simple, and many daily problems just disappeared. So I shuned other source control versioning systems for a long The post

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Launching our R Training Path

February 20, 2015
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Launching our R Training Path

Become a proficient R user in no time via DataCamp’s newly launched guided R Training Path! We’re very excited to announce that we have just launched the R Training Path! This guided training path will take you from getting to know R, the leading open-source programming language in statistics and data science, over manipulation and The post

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RTutor Kicks Off: An Interactive R Problem Set about Top Income Taxation

February 16, 2015
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RTutor Kicks Off: An Interactive R Problem Set about Top Income Taxation

RTutor is a new R package that allows to develop interactive R exercises. Problem sets can be solved off-line or can be hosted online via shiny server. Try out an Interactive Problem Set about Optimal Taxation of Top Labor Incomes Jonas Send has written a very nice interactive R problem set that allows you to explore the key insights of the...

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12 nifty tips for scientists who use computers

February 16, 2015
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Simple things are good. Here is a list of 12 things that I find simple and useful, yet not many of my colleagues use them. The list is R-biased. Knitr. Intuitive tool to integrate R and text to make reports with fancy fonts, figures, syntax-highlighted R code and equations. If … Continue reading →

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Debugging with restore points instead of break points

February 15, 2015
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Debugging with restore points instead of break points

break points and restore points The standard method to debug an R function is to set break points via the browser function. When during execution of the function, browser() is called, the R console immediately changes into an interactive debugging mode that allows to step through the code and enter any R expressions. Thanks to RStudio's visual debugging support, this...

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Introducing the streamgraph htmlwidget R Package

February 15, 2015
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We were looking for a different type of visualization for a project at work this past week and my thoughts immediately gravitated towards streamgraphs. The TLDR on streamgraphs is they they are generalized versions of stacked area graphs with free baselines across the x axis. They are somewhat controversial but have a “draw you in”

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Yihui Xie presents HTML Widgets

February 13, 2015
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The Shiny framework, by RStudio, is growing in popularity as a tool that makes it...

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Joe Cheng presents Shiny

February 13, 2015
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The Shiny framework is a web application framework for the R programming language, designed by...

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translate2R and translateSPSS2R: Implanting SPSS functionality into R

February 12, 2015
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translate2R and translateSPSS2R: Implanting SPSS functionality into R

In this blog article from October 2014, we gave a brief introduction to translate2R explaining the main reasons for as well as advantages of translate2R. Now, we want to showcase the inner workings of this migration process with a focus on the R environment and the respective R package translateSPSS2R. Furthermore, we will also show

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Epoch.com sponsors RMySQL development

February 11, 2015
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Epoch.com sponsors RMySQL development

I’m very pleased to announce that Epoch.com has stepped up as a sponsor for the RMySQL package. For the last 20 years, Epoch.com has built its Internet Payment Service Provider infrastructure on open source software. Their data team, led by Szilard Pafka, PhD, has been using R for nearly a decade, developing cutting-edge data visualization,

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