Articles by Jonathan Sidi

carbonate

October 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

carbon.js is the easiest way to create beautiful images of your source code, and carbonate creates an api in R to interact with it. The package gives a new simple way to share your script with the rest of the R community on posters, slides, Shiny apps and social ...
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RStudio Addin Manager

January 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

rsam provides a command line and user interface to manage RStudio addins. You can show or hide the addins in the RStudio IDE dropdown menu and set keyboard shortcuts for them. Installation Since rsam manages the RStudio addins it must write to disk. For this reason the package cannot be ...
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Extending slackr

October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The slackr package, by Bob Rudis, contains functions that make it possible to interact with the Slack messaging platform. The great part of Slack is that it has mobile devices application interface. We take advantage of this by extending slackr’s interaction with with the server: Write to a channel (...
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jsTree htmlwidget

October 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

jsTree is a R package that is a standalone htmlwidget for the jsTree JavaScript library. It can be run from the R console directly into the Rstudio Viewer, be used in a Shiny application or be part of an Rmarkdown html output. Installation #CRAN install.packages('jsTree') #Github devtools::install_... [Read more...]

Combining Github Traffic Plots Across Repositories

October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

This post will show how to use the RSelenium package to scrape your own github account to retrieve all that fun traffic data of clones and visits and create a single traffic plot for your account. For the single file you can find it in this gist file. Packages library(...
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Regular Expression Searching within Shiny Selectize Objects

September 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

regexSelect is a small package that uses Shiny modules to solve a problem in Shiny selectize objects - regular expression (regex) searching. You can quickly filter the values in the selectize object, while being able to add that new regex query to the selectize list. This is great for long ...
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Automating roxygen2 package documentation

September 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thinking of creating a new package? Dread the task of function documentation? Afraid to run devtools::check(build_args = '--as-cran') and get bombarded by Errors, Warnings, and Notes (oh my!) ? Wait…. breathe! After feeling all that anxiety and following all of Hadley’s directions online, I felt I was doing ...
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Sinew: a R Package to create self-populating roxygen2 skeletons

May 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sinew is a R package that generates a roxygen2 skeletons populated with information scraped from within the function script. The goal of the package is to automate nearly all of the mundane tasks needed to document functions, properly set up the import fields for oxygenation, and make it easier to ... [Read more...]

slickR – the last carousel you’ll ever need

April 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

We are happy to bring the slick JavaScript library to R. It is self-described as “the last carousel you’ll ever need”. This carousel is based on putting the elements of the carousel in a div HTML tag. This makes the carousel very versatile in what can be placed inside. ...
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ggedit 0.2.0 is now on CRAN

March 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

Jonathan Sidi, Metrum Research Group We are pleased to announce the release of the ggedit package on CRAN. To install the package you can call the standard R command install.packages('ggedit') The source version is still tracked on github, which has been reorganized to be easier to navigate. To ...
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