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Mario Kart 64 World Records

May 28, 2021 | » R

(Tidy Tuesday is a project to supply weekly data sets for R users to practice their coding skills on. You can find full details here.) It’s been a while since I took part in a Tidy Tuesday, but having not played with any R code for a while I ...
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tinieR 0.4.1

February 4, 2021 | » R

I got really, really bored this week, so I decided to go back to the R package, tinieR, that I released last year (if you haven’t seen it before, tinieR shrinks image file sizes using the TinyPNG.com API). My idle tinkering ended up with a few ... [Read more...]

Pandoc filters in Bookdown

January 29, 2021 | » R

tldr: I wrote a Pandoc Lua filter to correctly format my Bookdown/Rmarkdown documents no matter the output file. You can see the filter as a Github gist here. Apparently I’m never satisfied enough to stop futzing around with Bookdown. I’...
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Scrivdown

December 11, 2020 | » R

In my last post on Bookdown, I mentioned using writing environments other than RStudio to work on non-code text sections. As I recommended in that post, I’ve been using iA Writer as my main text editor. It’s a great plain editor - I&rsquo...
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Bookdown, Not Bookout

September 14, 2020 | » R

I first got to grips with the R coding language to do the statistical analysis for my dissertation, but I still did all my actual writing in more traditional word processing apps. 1 This became a pain any time I needed to copy-paste an update into a ...
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How joyful were the Friends main characters?

September 8, 2020 | » R

(Tidy Tuesday is a project to supply weekly data sets for R users to practice their coding skills on. You can find full details here.) This week’s Tidy Tuesday dataset makes use of the friends package put together by Emil Hvitfeldt. It contains ...
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tinieR Update

August 29, 2020 | » R

Developing my first R package, tinieR was one of the most rewarding projects I’ve done this summer (and I’ve been busy). So much so that I couldn’t stop tinkering with it; and so now here’s tinieR 0.2.0, with added resize abil... [Read more...]

tinieR 0.1.0

August 16, 2020 | » R

TLDR: I wrote an R package. You can find it here: tinieR - An R package to shrink image filesizes with TinyPNG.com I learnt R about a year ago to do the statistical testing for my dissertation. While borne of neccessity, it ended up kickstarting a w... [Read more...]

Astronaut Mission Length: Longest v Average

July 13, 2020 | » R

(Tidy Tuesday is a project to supply weekly data sets for R users to practice their coding skills on. You can find full details here.) This week’s Tidy Tuesday dataset “contains publicly available information about all astronauts who parti...
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Which X-Men character had it worst?

July 7, 2020 | » R

(Tidy Tuesday is a project to supply weekly data sets for R users to practice their coding skills on. You can find full details here.) A little late, but I decided to have a go at Tidy Tuesday with the recent Claremont Run dataset, looking at Chris Cl...
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Meteorite Falls and Finds in the UK

June 16, 2019 | » R

(Tidy Tuesday is a project to supply weekly data sets for R users to practice their coding skills on. You can find full details here.) The Tidy Tuesday dataset for this week, compiling meteorite strikes across the world, grabbed my interest so I decid...
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Bio7 2.5 for Windows and Linux Released

April 7, 2017 | » R

07.04.2017 A new release of Bio7 is available for Windows (64-bit) and Linux (64-bit). The MacOSX version will be released soon, too. This release comes with a plethora of new functions for R. General Bio7 is now based on Eclipse 4.6.3 Redesigned all Bio7 icons and created new icons, too Nearly all ... [Read more...]

R Improvements for Bio7 2.5

March 29, 2017 | » R

31.03.2017 The next release of Bio7 comes with many new R features and improvements which were integrated since the last release. In this post I like to present a subset of some new R documentation features of the upcoming Bio7 2.5 release. 1. R Markdown Editor: I improved the R markdown editor of ... [Read more...]

New R Editor Features in Bio7

July 12, 2016 | » R

12.07.2016 Bio7 2.4 has been released for Windows, MacOSX and Linux and this release comes with a plethora of new R editor features. The editor now supports the dynamic code analysis of R scripts, refactoring methods, improved code completions, more key shortcuts for a faster editing and improved quick fixes which now ... [Read more...]

Bio7 2.4 for Linux Released

July 5, 2016 | » R

04.07.2016 A new Bio7 Linux release is available at http://bio7.org. The general release note for Bio7 2.4 can be found here! Installation: Bio7 for Linux comes bundled with the latest Java Runtime Environment. To use R with Bio7 you have to install R for Linux. In addition you have to ... [Read more...]

Bio7 2.4 for Windows and Mac Released

July 1, 2016 | » R

A new release of Bio7 is available for Windows and MacOSX. The Linux version will be released soon, too. This release comes with a plethora of new functions, especially for the R editor. Download at: http://bio7.org Release notes: General Updated Bio7 to use Eclipse 4.6 (Neon) as RCP basis ... [Read more...]

R editor improvements for the next release of Bio7

April 20, 2016 | » R

20.04.2016 For the upcoming release of Bio7 I worked hard to improve the R editor features. So I added some new features and improvements to assist in the creation of R scripts in Bio7. One of the highlights is the newly integrated dynamic code analysis when writing an R script. Here ... [Read more...]
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