Articles by Jesse Cambon

Tidygeocoder 1.0.4

October 16, 2021 | Jesse Cambon

Tidygeocoder v1.0.4 is released! ? This release adds support for the Geoapify geocoding service (thanks Daniel Possenriede!), a progress bar, more helpful console output, and new functions for combining the results of multiple geocoding queries. A more detailed overview of the changes in this release is available in the changelog. [Read more...]

Tidygeocoder 1.0.3

April 18, 2021 | Jesse Cambon

Tidygeocoder v1.0.3 is released on CRAN! This release adds support for reverse geocoding (geocoding geographic coordinates) and 7 new geocoder services: OpenCage, HERE, Mapbox, MapQuest, TomTom, Bing, and ArcGIS. Refer to the geocoder services page for information on all the supported geocoder services. [Read more...]

Tidygeocoder 1.0.2

January 17, 2021 | Jesse Cambon

Tidygeocoder v1.0.2 “Yodeling Yak” is now on CRAN. This release adds support for the popular Google geocoder service (thanks @chris31415926535) and also includes several bugfixes and enhancements. Refer to the changelog for details on the release and to the tidygeocoder homepage for a comparison of all supported geocoder services.
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Deploying RMarkdown Online

March 21, 2020 | Jesse Cambon

RMarkdown is a great tool for creating a variety of documents with R code and it’s a natural choice for producing blog posts such as this one. However, depending on which blog software you use, you may run into some problems related to the file paths for figure images (...
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Data Science Essentials

January 11, 2020 | Jesse Cambon

One the greatest strengths of R for data science work is the vast number and variety of packages and capabilities that are available. However, it can be intimidating to navigate this large and dynamic open source ecosystem, especially for a newcomer. All the information you need is out there, but ...
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Practical Tidy Evaluation

December 7, 2019 | Jesse Cambon

Tidy evaluation is a framework for controlling how expressions and variables in your code are evaluated by tidyverse functions. This framework, housed in the rlang package, is a powerful tool for writing more efficient and elegant code. In particular, you’ll find it useful for passing variable names as inputs ...
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Geocoding with Tidygeocoder

November 10, 2019 | Jesse Cambon

Tidygeocoder is a newly published R package which provides a tidyverse-style interface for geocoding. It returns latitude and longitude coordinates in tibble format from addresses using the US Census or Nominatim (OSM) geocoder services. In this post I will demonstrate how to use it for plotting a few Washington, DC ...
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