Advanced R programming topics course in Leuven

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Last call for registration of the course on Advanced R programming topics.

Next week on February 17/18, the yearly R course on Advanced R programming topics in Leuven (Belgium) is scheduled.
Registration can be done at

The course is rewritten based on 3 years of extensive customer feedback and because of the tremendous evolution R has encountered in the last years.
You'll learn the following in this 2-day course:

  • functions and vectorisation
  • control flow
  • data handling using data.table (aggregation, rbinding, reshaping)
  • apply family of functions, split/apply/combine
  • parallelisation
  • error handling & debugging
  • building reports with latex & Sweave
  • building reports with latex/markdown and knitr
  • S3 & S4 classes, methods & generics
  • environments, search path, namespaces
  • creating your own R package
  • documenting your R package with Roxygen
  • building a vignette
  • R CMD check/build/install
  • unit testing of your functions
  • building your own corporate R package repository

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