In case you missed them, here are some articles from August of particular interest to R users.
Creating interactive time series charts of financial data in R.
A tutorial on visualizing current-events geographic data with choropleths.
Zillow uses R to estimate the value of houses and rental properties.
There’s a new (and free) online course on edX for R beginners, sponsored by Microsoft and presented by DataCamp.
Mini-reviews of 5 new R packages: AzureML, distcomp, rotationForest, rpca, and SwarmSVM.
The R Consortium’s best practices for secure use of R.
How to extract data from a SQL Server database in Azure to an R client running Linux.
DeployR Open 7.4.1, the open-source server-based framework for simple and secure R integration for application developers, is now available.
R 3.2.2 is now available.
A review of the JSM 2015 conference and the prevalence of R there.
R is available with Cortana Analytics, which you can learn about in upcoming workshops and webinars.
A comparison of the network structure of the CRAN and Bioconductor repositories.
Using R to find signal in noisy data.
I discussed the R Consortium in the inaugural episode of the R Talk podcast.
An exponential random graph model of connections between CRAN packages.
Using the igraph package to simplify a network graph.
An animation shows every commit to the R source code over 18 years.
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