September 2018

New Mexico’s 53rd State Legislature

September 30, 2018 | Jason Timm

Package descriptives NMSL53: an overview Attendance & party loyalty Health care-related roll calls Roll call details Incorporating census data Summary Postscript: Vizualizing congressional composition In this post, we introduce a new R data package, nmlegisdatr, that makes available roll call data for New Mexico’s 53rd (2017-18) State Legislature (NMSL53). While ...
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sparklyr 0.9

September 30, 2018 | Javier Luraschi

Today we are excited to share that a new release of sparklyr is available on CRAN! This 0.9 release enables you to: Create Spark structured streams to process real time data from many data sources using dplyr, SQL, pipelines, and arbitrary R code. Monitor connection progress with upcoming RStudio Preview 1.2 features ...
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nanotime 0.2.3

September 30, 2018 | Thinking inside the box

A minor maintenance release of the nanotime package for working with nanosecond timestamps just arrived on CRAN. nanotime uses the RcppCCTZ package for (efficient) high(er) resolution time parsing and formatting up to nanosecond resolution, and the b... [Read more...]

RcppAPT 0.0.5

September 29, 2018 | Thinking inside the box

A new version of RcppAPT – our interface from R to the C++ library behind the awesome apt, apt-get, apt-cache, … commands and their cache powering Debian, Ubuntu and the like – is now on CRAN. This version is a bit of experiment. I had asked on... [Read more...]

4 ways to be more productive, using RStudio’s terminal

September 29, 2018 | Jozef's Rblog

Introduction RStudio version 1.1 introduced the Terminal functionality, which does not seem to be getting enough deserved attention and love even though it is very well integrated with the rest of the IDE and can be extremely useful for several daily use-cases. In this post we will try to cover 4 very ... [Read more...]

4 ways to be more productive, using RStudio’s terminal

September 29, 2018 | Jozef's Rblog

Introduction RStudio version 1.1 introduced the Terminal functionality, which does not seem to be getting enough deserved attention and love even though it is very well integrated with the rest of the IDE and can be extremely useful for several daily use-cases. In this post we will try to cover 4 very ... [Read more...]

TSstudio 0.1.2

September 28, 2018 | Rami Krispin

Happy to announce the release of TSstudio 0.1.2 to CRAN. The TSstudio package provides tools for descriptive and predictive analysis of time series data, utilizing the visualization enegin of the plotly package and forecasting models from the forecast, forecastHybrid and bsts packages. Installation Install the stable version from CRAN:
install.packages("TSstudio")
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TSstudio 0.1.2

September 28, 2018 | Rami Krispin

Happy to announce the release of TSstudio 0.1.2 to CRAN. The TSstudio package provides tools for descriptive and predictive analysis of time series data, utilizing the visualization enegin of the plotly package and forecasting models from the forecast, forecastHybrid and bsts packages. Installation Install the stable version from CRAN:
install.packages("TSstudio")
or ... [Read more...]

XKCD "Curve Fitting", in R

September 28, 2018 | David Smith

You probably saw this XKCD last week, which brought a grimace of recognition to statisticians everywhere: It's so realistic, that Barry Rowlingson was able to reproduce all but two of the "charts" above with a simple R function (and a little help from the xkcd ggplot2 theme): And now for @... [Read more...]

simmer 4.0.1

September 28, 2018 | Iñaki Úcar

The 4.0.1 release of simmer, the Discrete-Event Simulator for R, is on CRAN since a couple of weeks ago. There are few changes, notably new getters (get_sources(), get_resources(), get_trajectory()) for simmer environments and some improvements in resource selection policies (see details in help(select)). A new convenience function, ... [Read more...]
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