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An Ephemeral Update to daylight()

November 2, 2015
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An Ephemeral Update to daylight()

This occurrence of the bi-annual corruption of the space-time continuum (i.e. changing to/from standard/daylight time) in the U.S. caused me to make a slight change to the code from an older post. The daylight() function now auto-discovers the date and location information (via telize) from the caller, which means all you have to do to

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Data Science Workbench for Ubuntu 14.04

October 30, 2015
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I found myself installing the same things over and over again on my VMs, so I decided to pack all my good DSR workbench action into one giant shell script that I could run and walk away from. Below is my markdown file, you can grab the shell scripts at my GitHub page. The script

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littler 0.3.0 — on CRAN !!

October 29, 2015
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littler 0.3.0 — on CRAN !!

A new major release of littler is now available. And for the first time in the nine years since 2006 when Jeff started the effort (which I joined not long after) we are now a CRAN package. This required a rewrite of the build system, foregoing the calls to aclocal, autoheader, automake...

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Shiny Developer Conference | Stanford University | January 2016

October 29, 2015
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Shiny Developer Conference | Stanford University | January 2016

In the three years since we launched Shiny, our focus has been on helping people get started with Shiny. But there’s a huge difference between using Shiny and using it well, and we want to start getting serious about helping people use Shiny most effectively. It’s the difference between having apps that merely work, and

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roxygen2 5.0.0

October 29, 2015
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roxygen2 5.0.0

roxygen2 5.0.0 is now available on CRAN. roxygen2 helps you document your packages by turning specially formatted inline comments in R’s standard Rd format. Learn more at http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/man.html. In this release: Roxygen records its version in a single place: the RoxygenNote field in your DESCRIPTION. This should make it easier to see what’s changed when

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readr 0.2.0

October 28, 2015
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readr 0.2.0

readr 0.2.0 is now available on CRAN. readr makes it easy to read many types of tabular data, including csv, tsv and fixed width. Compared to base equivalents like read.csv(), readr is much faster and gives more convenient output: it never converts strings to factors, can parse date/times, and it doesn’t munge the column names.

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Controlling a Remote R Session from a Local One

October 28, 2015
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Say you have an Amazon EC2 instance running and you want to be able to control your R session running there from your local R session. At heart, this is not a new idea for the R community. You can already control remote R sessions easily with Shiny o...

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stringdist 0.9.4 and 0.9.3: distances between integer sequences

October 27, 2015
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A new release of stringdist has been accepted on CRAN. stringdist offers a number of popular distance functions between sequences of integers or characters that are independent of character encoding. version 0.9.4 bugfix: edge case for zero-size for lower tridiagonal … Continue reading →

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Last chance for Boston EARL Conference tickets

October 26, 2015
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Last chance for Boston EARL Conference tickets

This time next week we will be in full swing with Mango Solutions Boston EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference.  It is being held at the Microsoft NERD Exhibition Centre in Cambridge Massachusetts, Boston. DAY 1 – WOKSHOPS … Continue reading →

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Less Drama, More Encoding

October 24, 2015
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Less Drama, More Encoding

Junk Charts adeptly noted and fixed this excessively stylized chart from the WSJ this week: Their take on it does reduct the ZOMGOSH WE ARE DOOMED! look and feel of the WSJ chart: But, we can further reduce the drama by using a more neutral color encoding and encode both the # of outbreaks and

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