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Simple Lower US 48 Albers Maps & Local (no-API) City/State Geocoding in R

March 15, 2015
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Simple Lower US 48 Albers Maps & Local (no-API) City/State Geocoding in R

I’ve been seeing an uptick in static US “lower 48″ maps with “meh” projections this year, possibly caused by a flood of new folks resolving to learn R but using pretty old documentation or tutorials. I’ve also been seeing an uptick in folks needing to geocode US city/state to lat/lon. I thought I’d tackle both

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Adopting R for experienced developers

March 14, 2015
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Adopting R for experienced developers

More and more frequently I come across people who express an interest in R, and I thought I would share some advice to help people decide if R is something they should use, as well as some high level advice on getting started. Most of these people are developers with at least few years experience writing code...

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How to Make a Histogram with ggvis in R

March 13, 2015
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How to Make a Histogram with ggvis in R

The two previous posts described how you can make histograms with basic R and the ggplot2 package. This third and last part of our histograms tutorial will look at how to make a histogram with ggvis. This package is similar to ggplot2, as it is also based on “the grammar of graphics”. However, ggvis has The post

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How to Make a Histogram with ggplot2

March 12, 2015
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How to Make a Histogram with ggplot2

In our previous post you learned how to make histograms with the hist() function. You can also make a histogram with ggplot2, “a plotting system for R, based on the grammar of graphics”. This post will focus on making a Histogram With ggplot2. Want to learn more? Discover the DataCamp tutorials. Step One. Check That The post

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In case you missed it: February 2015 roundup

March 11, 2015
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from February of particular interest to R users. The John M. Chambers Statistical Software Award announcement for 2015. The new R package "distcomp" allows researchers to collaborate on data spread across multiple sites. David Smith's interview with theCUBE on R, data science, and Microsoft's acquisition of Revolution Analytics. R is...

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How to Make a Histogram with Basic R

March 10, 2015
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Over the next week we will cover the basics of how to create your own histograms in R. Three options will be explored: basic R commands, ggplot2 and ggvis. These posts are aimed at beginning and intermediate R users who need an accessible and easy-to-understand resource. Want to learn more? Discover the R tutorials at DataCamp. What Is The post

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The Unofficial ENAR 2015 Itinerary Maker

March 10, 2015
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The Unofficial ENAR 2015 Itinerary Maker

It’s almost ENAR 2015! The final program is out with all the sessions. The last conference I went to, the International Stroke Conference, had a program planner hosted by abstracts online. Although there are parts of this system I would like to change, I believe it is helpful for looking up sessions, presenters, and especially

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The Unofficial ENAR 2015 Itinerary Maker

March 10, 2015
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The Unofficial ENAR 2015 Itinerary Maker

It’s almost ENAR 2015! The final program is out with all the sessions. The last conference I went to, the International Stroke Conference, had a program planner hosted by abstracts online. Although there are parts of this system I would like to change, I believe it is helpful for looking up sessions, presenters, and especially

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DataCamp Student & Academic Plan ($9/month)

March 10, 2015
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DataCamp Student & Academic Plan ($9/month)

To promote the usage of R within data analysis, DataCamp just launched a special plan for students and academics. Every student, and every individual active in academics, can now access the DataCamp R Training path for just $9/month (normally $25/month). So for just $9 you can start learning all about data manipulation, r programming, data The post

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The R documentation is bad

March 6, 2015
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I have been using R for some time now and still can find it frustrating to work with. Over the years have come to the conclusion that it is primarily due to the documentation being bad. I offer no actual solutions here, but thought I would try and write down exactly what I dislike about it.The docs are more...

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