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[How to] Write a purrr-like adverb

April 17, 2018
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Create your own safely, compose and friends! What is an adverb If you read carefully the purrr documentation, you’ll find this simple explanation : Adverbs modify the action of a function; taking a function as input and returning a function with modified action as output. In other words, adverbs take a function, and return this function modified. Yes, just...

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dockerfiler is now on CRAN

March 1, 2018
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{dockerfiler} is a package that comes with a simple, object oriented API for Dockerfile creation, straight from your R session. Now on CRAN. Installation You can install {dockerfiler} from GitHub with: # install.packages("remotes") remotes::install_...

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Explain R environments like I’m five

February 14, 2018
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“Can you explain me what are environments in R?” The beginning of a series of blogpost about R concepts, explained to my daughter. Side note: no, my daughter is not five, and she’s not named Alice. And she doesn’t speak english either ¯\(...

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[How to] Build an API wrapper package in 10 minutes.

January 20, 2018
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[How to] Build an API wrapper package in 10 minutes.

Well… documentation not included (of course). API are cool. They allow to retrieve data from the web, and if ever you’re familiar with {httr}, {jsonlite} and packages like these, you’re able to build requests and retrieve data in a matter of min...

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