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blogdown archetype (template)

March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

In a recent blog post I wrote about having a template for blogdown posts. I wanted to know if it was possible to do this and make my life (and others hopefully) easier for writing new blog posts that are ready to go with the features I frequently re-us... [Read more...]

blogdown Insert Image addin

March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you ever tried inserting an image into a blogdown post? Maybe you have, or maybe you tried and gave up. Lets first review the hard way before getting to the solution I contributed. The hard way The process involves copying the target image to the static directory that corresponds ... [Read more...]

blogdown Insert Image addin

March 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Have you ever tried inserting an image into a blogdown post? Maybe you have, or maybe you tried and gave up. Lets first review the hard way before getting to the solution I contributed. The hard way The process involves copying the target image to the ... [Read more...]

R markdown blog template

February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

This blog post is mostly for myself but maybe it’s useful to others. It contains my current R markdown blog template. I initially posted this as a question at StackOverflow. Then I read how much a burden we put in Yihui Xie and decided that my curren... [Read more...]

R markdown blog template

February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

This blog post is mostly for myself but maybe it’s useful to others. It contains my current R markdown blog template. I initially posted this as a question at StackOverflow. Then I read how much a burden we put in Yihui Xie and decided that my curren... [Read more...]

Updating R

May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

As you might know by now, the latest R version was recently released (R 3.4.0). That means that you are highly encouraged to update your R installation. There are several ways to do this some of which are documented in these other blog posts: Tal Galil... [Read more...]

Updating R

May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

As you might know by now, the latest R version was recently released (R 3.4.0). That means that you are highly encouraged to update your R installation. There are several ways to do this some of which are documented in these other blog posts: Tal Galili, 2013, Kris Eberwein, 2015. You would think ... [Read more...]

How to ask for help for Bioconductor packages

March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

tl;dr Please post your question at the Bioconductor support website https://support.bioconductor.org/ and check the posting guide http://www.bioconductor.org/help/support/posting-guide/. It’s important that you provide reproducible code and information about your R session. Recently I have been getting more questions about several ... [Read more...]

How to ask for help for Bioconductor packages

March 5, 2017 | 0 Comments

tl;dr Please post your question at the Bioconductor support website https://support.bioconductor.org/ and check the posting guide http://www.bioconductor.org/help/support/posting-guide/. It's important that you provide reproducible code and information... [Read more...]

Easily explore a table with shinycsv

January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Have you ever had to explore a table with data? I believe the answer is yes for most people that work at a computer or even just use it for communicating with their friends and family. Tables of data pop up everywhere, for example in personal finance. Websites like Mint.... [Read more...]

Easily explore a table with shinycsv

January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Have you ever had to explore a table with data? I believe the answer is yes for most people that work at a computer or even just use it for communicating with their friends and family. Tables of data pop up everywhere, for example in personal finance. ... [Read more...]

Finding possible class schedules

August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend my brother wanted to figure out his class schedule for the next semester. He is a veterinary medicine and zootechnology student at UNAM. For this upcoming semester there is a set of classes he has to take and each has 8 or so instructo... [Read more...]

Finding possible class schedules

August 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Over the weekend my brother wanted to figure out his class schedule for the next semester. He is a veterinary medicine and zootechnology student at UNAM. For this upcoming semester there is a set of classes he has to take and each has 8 or so instructo... [Read more...]

Teaching a short topic to beginner R users

July 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

A couple weeks ago I was given the opportunity to teach a 1 hr 30 min slot of an introduction to R course. In the past, I've taught lectures for similar courses, and I ended up asking myself what would be the best short topic to teach and how to teach ... [Read more...]

Use hidden advanced arguments for user-friendly functions

December 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a user Imagine that you are starting to learn how to use a specific R package, lets call it foo. You will look at the vignette (if there is one), use help(package = foo), or look at the reference manual (for example, devtools' ref man). Eventually, you will open ... [Read more...]

An xpd-tion into R plot margins

November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is a guest post by Prasad Patil that answers the question: how to put a shape in the margin of an R plot? The help page for R's par() function is a somewhat impenetrable list of abbreviations that allow you to manipulate anything and everything in the plotting device. ... [Read more...]

Where do I start using Bioconductor?

October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

I was recently asked where do I get started with Bioconductor? and thought this would be a good short post. What is BioC? Briefly, Bioconductor (Gentleman, Carey, Bates, and others, 2004) is an open source project that hosts a wide range of tools for... [Read more...]
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