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Now’s a great time to learn R. Here’s how.

January 28, 2015
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In a recent article at opensource.com, I offer up some reasons why now is the time to learn R: data scientists are in high demand, R is the natural language for data scientists, and companies around the world are using R (and hiring R programmers) to make sense of new data sources. Sharp Sight Labs also offers some excellent...

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From Markdown to LaTeX output using RMarkdown.

January 28, 2015
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From Markdown to LaTeX output using RMarkdown.

I’ve been working on the ggRandomForests vignettes pretty consistently now. I’m writing the randomForestSRC-Survival vignette in LaTeX with the knitr vignette engine. I wrote the the randomForestSRC-Regression vignette in markdown. I’ve decided to upload the Regression vignette to arXiv for… Continue reading →

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Google Analytics Dashboards with R & Shiny

January 27, 2015
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Google Analytics Dashboards with R & Shiny

One of the key activities of any web or digital analyst is to design and create dashboards. The main objective of a web analytics dashboard is to display the current status of your key web metrics and arrange them on a single view, so that information ...

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Docker and Enabling Analytic Workflows

January 26, 2015
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By Mark Sellors – Senior IT Consultant, UK It’s been a few months now since I presented on the ways in which Mango are using Docker at EARL 2014 and a lot’s happened since then, so I thought I take … Continue reading →

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One of My Favorite R Oddities: dump()

January 26, 2015
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One of My Favorite R Oddities:  dump()

R is full of things that make "real programmers" (I dislike this term) turn their noses up in disgust. One of my favorites is the dump() function. It is...odd. I think the best way to introduce it to people is without context, because it's just so bizarre: That's right; it's actually dumping out R code that would allow you...

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HOW TO HOST YOUR SHINY APP ON AMAZON EC2 FOR MAC OSX

January 26, 2015
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HOW TO HOST YOUR SHINY APP ON AMAZON EC2 FOR MAC OSX

In a previous post I had mentioned that I would provide a hosting guide for Shiny applications so other people wouldn't have to suffer through all the same issues I did when trying to do this. Just for reference, I am running OSX Yosemite. For the SSH client you'll be using Terminal, for the SFTP client you'll be using Cyberduck....

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Tokyo-based R Meetup TokyoR #45

January 25, 2015
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Tokyo-based R Meetup TokyoR #45

Last week, I attended a Tokyo-based Statistical Software R meetup named “TokyoR #45” held on Jan 17 at VOYAGE GROUP office in Shibuya, Tokyo. Almost all presentations were given in Japanese, but in this post I’ll share brief a summary…Read more ›

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Building [Security] Dashboards w/R & Shiny + shinydashboard

January 24, 2015
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Building [Security] Dashboards w/R & Shiny + shinydashboard

Jay & I cover dashboards in Chapter 10 of Data-Driven Security (the book) but have barely mentioned them on the blog. That’s about to change with a new series on building dashboards using the all-new shinydashboard framework developed by RStudio. While we won’t duplicate the full content from the book, we will show different types of...

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R Open Source and Commercial Support

January 23, 2015
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R Open Source and Commercial Support

With today's announcement that Microsoft will acquire Revolution Analytics, it is worthwhile to consider the commercial support that has existed in different forms throughout the history of this open source language. R was based on S, which w...

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Shiny 0.11, themes, and dashboard

January 23, 2015
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Shiny 0.11, themes, and dashboard

Shiny version 0.11 is available now! Notable changes include: Shiny has migrated from Bootstrap 2 to Bootstrap 3 for its web front end. More on this below. The old jsliders have been replaced with ion.rangeSlider. These sliders look better, are easier for users to interact with, and support updating more fields from the server side.

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