Articles by Jonathan Sidi


October 28, 2018 | Jonathan Sidi

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 | Jonathan Sidi

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 | Jonathan Sidi

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 (... [Read more...]

jsTree htmlwidget

October 23, 2017 | Jonathan Sidi

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

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Automating roxygen2 package documentation

September 17, 2017 | Jonathan Sidi

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 ... [Read more...]

slickR – the last carousel you’ll ever need

April 7, 2017 | Jonathan Sidi

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. ... [Read more...]

ggedit 0.2.0 is now on CRAN

March 31, 2017 | Jonathan Sidi

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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