Monthly Archives: December 2019

parcats 0.0.1 released

December 4, 2019
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parcats 0.0.1 released

parcats was released on CRAN. It is an htmlwidget providing bindings to the plotly.js parcats trace, which is not supported by the plotly R package. Also adds marginal histograms for numerical variables. demogif github documentation What it can do I wanted to add interactivity to easyalluvial plots for a while now and found that the parcats trace of plotly.js would be perfect because brushing...

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Gold-Mining Week 14 (2019)

December 4, 2019
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Week 14 Gold Mining and Fantasy Football Projection Roundup now available. The post Gold-Mining Week 14 (2019) appeared first on Fantasy Football Analytics.

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How to reorder arrange bars with in each Facet of ggplot

December 3, 2019
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How to reorder arrange bars with in each Facet of ggplot

One of the problems that we usually face with ggplot is that rearranging the bars in ascending or descending order. If that problem is solved using reorder() or fct_reorder(), the next problem is when we have facets and ordering bars within each facet. Recently I came acrosss this function reorder_within() from the package tidytext (Thanks to Julia Silge and Tyler...

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In-Database Logisitc Regression with R

December 3, 2019
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In-Database Logisitc Regression with R

Roland Stevenson is a data scientist and consultant who may be reached on Linkedin. In a previous article we illustrated how to calculate xgboost model predictions in-database. This was referenced and incorporated into tidypredict. After learning more about what the tidypredict team is up to, I discovered another tidyverse package called modeldb that fits models in-database. It currently supports linear...

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Job Posting: Research Software Engineer at EcoHealth Alliance

December 3, 2019
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I’m recruiting a Research Software Engineer to join my team at EcoHealth Alliance in New York. Details and how to apply can be found at https://www.ecohealthalliance.org/career/research-software-engineer.

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How Auth0’s Data Team uses R and Python

December 3, 2019
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How Auth0’s Data Team uses R and Python

Auth0 Data Team shares their tooling, from R to Python, their favourite open-souce libraries for data science and data engineering 🛠

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Modelling Cairngorm snow to 2080

December 3, 2019
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Modelling Cairngorm snow to 2080

Want to know the potential impacts of climate change on Scottish snow? Read on!

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Create realistic-looking Islands with R

December 3, 2019
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Create realistic-looking Islands with R

Modern movies use a lot of mathematics for their computer animations and CGI effects, one of them is what is known under the name fractals. In this post, we will use this technique to create islands with coastlines that look extraordinarily realistic. If you want to do that yourself read on! I was lucky enough … Continue reading "Create...

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Advent of Code 2019-03 with R & JavaScript

December 2, 2019
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Solving Advent of Code 2019-03 with R and JavaScript. Obviously, this post contains a big spoiler about Advent of Code, as it gives solutions for solving day 3. I’m no JavaScript expert so this might not be the perfect...

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📦 Managing dependencies in packages

December 2, 2019
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📦 Managing dependencies in packages

Managing usual dependencies of a package is clearly covered in R packages by Hadley Wickham. Typically, that would be the end of a tutorial or a post. However, teaching recently how to develop a package, I encountered a couple of super interesting and non-trivial questions that would not have a conventional solution. I guess this post would be a...

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