Articles by cloudcell

The First Programming Design Pattern in pxWorks

October 18, 2020 | cloudcell

First of all, we need to explain a few things in more detail. (Re)Introduction pxWorks is an open source programming platform that enables the following, among other things: Implement data-mining programming logic in a clear fashion by modelling code around the flow of data. Use a mixture of any ...
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How to simplify your code by using data flows

October 6, 2020 | cloudcell

How can one effectively develop and manage code in large complex data analysis projects? In the past I routinely developed conventions for naming my R scripts so that those scripts have prefixes to determine the sequence to run the scripts. I used this convention several years until I came across ...
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Introducing Package ‘fuzztest’

March 2, 2016 | cloudcell

This is a tool for code fault analysis. I built it to automate the most boring part of my debugging process. The package automates test setup and logging and visualizes function exit states in a way that simplifies identification of root causes of software defects. Fuzzing is implemented by random ...
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Testing R Code

February 1, 2016 | cloudcell

Among various ways to test R code on GitHub / Travis / Codecov, there exist four main approaches: use RUnit package use testthat package use one’s own custom function (what I’ve been doing so far) save test output as reference & compare modified code output against it After reading this post [... [Read more...]

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