Monthly Archives: April 2020

COVID-19 Canada Data Explorer Tool

April 18, 2020
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COVID-19 Canada Data Explorer Tool

In the times of pandemic, the data community can help in many ways, including by developing instruments to track and break down the data on the spread of the dreaded coronavirus disease. The COVID-19 Canada Data Explorer app was built with R, including Shiny and Leaflet, to process the official dataset available from the Government The post COVID-19 Canada...

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How to make Powepoint Slides PPT using RStudio in 2020

April 18, 2020
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How to make Powepoint Slides PPT using RStudio in 2020

The reason I wanted to make this short tutorial is because there are a lot of old tutorial available on Internet to help you make a powerpoint using R. But some time back RStudio made this new option available that makes it extremely easy and simple...

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nimbleEcology: custom NIMBLE distributions for ecologists

April 18, 2020
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nimbleEcology: custom NIMBLE distributions for ecologists

Prepared by Ben Goldstein. What is nimbleEcology? nimbleEcology is an auxiliary nimble package for ecologists. nimbleEcology contains a set of distributions corresponding to some common ecological models. When the package is loaded, these distributions are registered to NIMBLE and can be used directly in models. nimbleEcology contains distributions often used in modeling abundance, occupancy and

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P is for percent

April 18, 2020
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P is for percent

We've used ggplots throughout this blog series, but today, I want to introduce another package that helps you customize scales on your ggplots - the scales package. I use this package most frequently to format scales as percent. There aren't a lot of g...

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Automating R package checks across platforms with GitHub Actions and Docker in a portable way

April 18, 2020
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Automating R package checks across platforms with GitHub Actions and Docker in a portable way

Introduction Automating the execution, testing and deployment of R code is a powerful tool to ensure the reproducibility, quality and overall robustness of the code that we are building. A relatively recent feature in GitHub - GitHub actions - allows us to do just that without using additional tools such as Travis or Jenkins for our repositories stored on GitHub. In...

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A new data contest at e-Rum2020: CovidR

April 17, 2020
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After going virtual eRum2020 launches the CovidR contest, a data contest of R contributions around the topic of the COVID-19 pandemic, and an online pre-conference event. The post A new data contest at e-Rum2020: CovidR appeared first on MilanoR.

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Pragmatic prediction intervals from a quasi-likelihood GLM by @ellis2013nz

April 17, 2020
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Pragmatic prediction intervals from a quasi-likelihood GLM by @ellis2013nz

Today’s blog comes with two lessons: a statistical one, and one on troubleshooting. Rubber-duck debugging Troubleshooting lesson first. The problem described below has been causing me grief for several days. I have an important and time-critical us...

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O is for order_by

April 17, 2020
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O is for order_by

This will be a quick post on another tidyverse function, order_by. I'll admit, I don't use this one as often as arrange. It can be useful, though, if you don't want to permanently change the order of your dataset but want to use functions that require ...

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Update on GetDFPData tables — 2019’s DFP and FRE data

April 16, 2020
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After battling B3’s website for days, I finally managed to gather a master table for all corporate data. I’m happy to report that the 2019’s data is now included in GetDFPData, the CRAN package and shiny interface. This includes new financial statements and company’s FRE data. I also want to use this update to formally thank everyone that made a...

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RStudio and COVID-19

April 16, 2020
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As we’re all aware, the impact of the current global pandemic has been significant. We know that many in the R community are involved in the response, and we want to help out where we can. shinyapps.io If you are using R and Shiny to analyse or visualise COVID-19 data and want an easy way to share your work with others,...

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