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Make ggplot2 purrr

Make ggplot2 purrr

I’ll be honest: the title is a bit misleading. I will not use purrr that much in this blog post. Actually, I will use one single purrr function, at the very end. I use dplyr much more. However Make ggplot2 purrr sounds better than Make ggplot dplyr or whatever the verb for dplyr would be. Also, this blog post was...

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Introducing brotools

I’m happy to announce my first R package, called brotools. This is a package that contains functions that are specific to my needs but that you might find also useful. I blogged about some of these functions, so if you follow my blog you might already be familiar with some of...

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Lesser known purrr tricks

purrr is a package that extends R’s functional programming capabilities. It brings a lot of new stuff to the table and in this post I show you some of the most useful (at least to me) functions included in purrr. Getting rid of loops with map() library(purrr) numbers <- list(11, 12, 13, 14) map_dbl(numbers, sqrt) ## 3.316625 3.464102...

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Lesser known purrr tricks

purrr is package that extends R’s functional programming capabilities. It brings a lot of new stuff to the table and in this post I show you some of the most useful (at least to me) functions included in purrr. Getting rid of loops with map() library(purrr) numbers <- list(11, 12, 13, 14) map_dbl(numbers, sqrt) ## 3.316625 3.464102 3.605551...

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Lesser known dplyr tricks

In this blog post I share some lesser-known (at least I believe they are) tricks that use mainly functions from dplyr. Removing unneeded columns Did you know that you can use - in front of a column name to remove it from a data frame? mtcars %>% select(-disp) %>% ...

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How to use jailbreakr

February 17, 2017
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What is jailbreakr The jailbreakr package is probably one of the most interesting packages I came across recently. This package makes it possible to extract messy data from spreadsheets. What is meant by messy? I am sure you already had to deal with spreadsheets that contained little tables inside a single sheet for example. As far...

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