Articles by chesterismay

An introduction to R, RStudio, and R Markdown with GIFs!

September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The development of the bookdown package from RStudio in the summer of 2016 has facilitated greatly the ability of educators to create open-source materials for their students to use. It expands to more than just academic settings though and it … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Updated R Markdown thesis template

September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

In October of 2015, I released an R Markdown senior thesis template R package and discussed it in the blogpost here. It was well-received by students and faculty that worked with it and this past summer I worked on updating … Continue reading → [Read more...]

R Markdown senior thesis template

November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Science is reportedly in the middle of a reproducibility crisis.” This is the claim of quite a few these days including an article from ROpenSci which directly references another article by The Conversation. But what is “reproducible research” and how … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Creating nice tables using R Markdown

November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

One of the neat tools available via a variety of packages in R is the creation of beautiful tables using data frames stored in R. In what follows, I’ll discuss these different options using data on departing flights from Seattle … Continue reading → [Read more...]

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