Monthly Archives: November 2017

RStudio Connect v1.5.10

November 30, 2017
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RStudio Connect v1.5.10

We’re pleased to announce version 1.5.10 of RStudio Connect and the general availability of RStudio Connect Execution Servers. Execution Servers enable horizontal scaling and high availability for all the content you develop in R. The 1.5.10...

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Birds of a Feather sessions at rstudio::conf 2018 and the rstudio::conf app!

November 30, 2017
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Birds of a Feather sessions at rstudio::conf 2018 and the rstudio::conf app!

RStudio appreciates the hundreds of smart, passionate, data science enthusiasts who have already registered for rstudio::conf 2018. We’re looking forward to a fantastic conference, immersing in all things R & RStudio. If you haven’t registered yet, please do! Some workshops are now full. We are also over 90% of our registration target - with more than 2 months to go....

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R in Africa

November 30, 2017
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R in Africa

R is used around the world and yet, in English-speaking media at least, we tend to hear most about what is happening in North America, Europe, and Australasia. So we would like to highlight some recent initiatives in the R community from other regions of the world, with this first post in the series focusing on R in Africa. satRdays in Cape Town Following the...

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The Value of Welcome, part 2: How to prepare 40 new community members for an unconference

The Value of Welcome, part 2: How to prepare 40 new community members for an unconference

I’ve raved about the value of extending a personalized welcome to new community members and I recently shared six tips for running a successful hackathon-flavoured unconference. Building on these, I’d like to share the specific approach and (free!) tools I used to help prepare new rOpenSci community members to be productive at our unconference. My approach was inspired directly...

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Visualising SSH attacks with R

November 30, 2017
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Visualising SSH attacks with R

If you have any machine with an SSH server open to the world and you take a look at your logs, you may be alarmed to see so many login attempts from so many unknown IP addresses. DenyHosts is a pretty neat service for Unix-based systems which works in the background reviewing such logs and appending the… Continuar leyendo Visualising SSH...

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R 3.4.3 released

November 30, 2017
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R 3.4.3 released

R 3.4.3 has been released, as announced by the R Core team today. As of this writing, only the source distribution (for those that build R themselves) is available, but binaries for Windows, Mac and Linux should appear on your local CRAN mirror within the next day or so. This is primarily a bug-fix release. It fixes an issue...

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A quick introduction to using color in density plots

November 30, 2017
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A quick introduction to using color in density plots

To become a great data scientist, you need to master data visualization. One intermediate topic that you’ll need to learn is how to work with color. Specifically, you’ll need to learn how to manipulate the “fill” color of things like density plots ... The post A quick introduction to using color in density plots appeared first on SHARP SIGHT...

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Tidyverse Cheat Sheet For Beginners

November 30, 2017
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Tidyverse Cheat Sheet For Beginners

The tidyverse is a powerful collection of R packages that you can use for data science. They are designed to help you to transform and visualize data. All packages within this collection share an underlying philosophy and common APIs. As you might kno...

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Introducing RITCH: Parsing ITCH Files in R (Finance & Market Microstructure)

November 30, 2017
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Introducing RITCH: Parsing ITCH Files in R (Finance & Market Microstructure)

Recently I was faced with a file compressed in NASDAQ’s ITCH-protocol, as I wasn’t able to find an R-package that parses and loads the file to R for me, I spent (probably) way to much time to write one, so here it is. But you might wonder, what exactly is ITCH and why should I

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A crazy day in the Bitcoin World

November 29, 2017
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A crazy day in the Bitcoin World

By Gabriel Vasconcelos Today, November 29, 2017 was a crazy day in the Bitcoin world and the craziness is still going on as I write this post. The price range was of thousands of Dollars in a few hours. Bitcoins … Continue reading →

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