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interactive and styled middle earth map

December 14, 2016
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interactive and styled middle earth map

This is pure nerdism. There is a project to create a shapfile from a fictional world, the Middle Earth. The data is in this https://github.com/jvangeld/ME-GIS repository. The author of the r-chart.com web site made a ggplot version of this map ...

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Replicating NYT Weather App

December 1, 2016
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Replicating NYT Weather App

So much time since my last post so I want to post something, no matter what it is, but I hope this will be somehow helpfull In this post I will show some new features for the next version of highcharter package. The main feature added is hc_ad...

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Case Study: Animation and Others Vizs

June 22, 2016
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Case Study: Animation and Others Vizs

This post will be about if we can show some data in other ways to try to tell more clearly the Oh! Foo! is this rly happening? story. Time time ago an gif appears showing the change of the global temperatures over time. Well, some sites like http://gizmodo.com/ made a reference to this animation as one-of-the-most-convincing-climate-change-visualization. Mmmm… ok! A kind of...

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Adding motion to choropleths

April 11, 2016
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Adding motion to choropleths

Time ago @hrbrmstr show how to replicate a visualization made by New York Times with R. The @nytgraphics folks are spiffy.so is #rstats https://t.co/zc1gIx6cyE https://t.co/XAmVPDLfC7 #tigrisviridisggplot pic.twitter.com/9ZK6wvYDnh— boB Rudis (@hrbrmstr) March 25, 2016 The result we hope is like this: I really like small multiples and this is a good...

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How to: Weather Radials

March 23, 2016
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How to: Weather Radials

TLDR: Creating weather radials with highcharter and ggplot2. I was surfing by the deep seas of the web and I found the Brice Pierre de la Briere’s blocks and I saw the weather radials which originally are a poster collection. Brice uses D3 and he used D3 very well and I love D3 but I’m in...

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Visualizing Movies Gross Income

March 17, 2016
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Visualizing Movies Gross Income

Shh.. this post is an excuse to test the brand new subtitles and captions in #ggplot2! powered by @hrbrmstr. "And there came a day unlike any other,when earth's mightiest data sci vis tool added subtitles & captions" https://t.co/eRVPxz52iL #rstats— boB Rudis (@hrbrmstr) March 15, 2016 The recently (I remeber this movie like it was yesterday) SW7...

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pokemon: visualize ’em all!

March 7, 2016
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pokemon: visualize ’em all!

Time ago, when I was a younger man I know pokemon I konw the 150 pokemon then I And more than 10 year there are over 700 with new types new, new regions, etc. So to know the status of all these monsters I download the data and make some chart and see te actual status. Data There...

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BythMusteR: Mobile Phone Evolution

February 29, 2016
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BythMusteR: Mobile Phone Evolution

TL DRs Time ago I changed my humble moto G 1st gen with a more big Mate Ascend 7 and my thumb did things I didn’t know to reach the opposite top corner. In one of this efforts to reach a far icon I remembered the phone evolution image. And then I asked how true is this image. How similiar is...

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Presenting Highcharter

January 13, 2016
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Presenting Highcharter

After a lot of documentation, a lot of R CMD checks and a lot of patience from CRAN people I'm happy to anonounce highcharter v0.1.0: A(nother) wrapper for Highcharts charting library. Now it's easy make a chart like this. Do you want to know how? I like Highcharts. It was the first charting javascript library what I used...

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What do we ask in stack overflow

December 9, 2015
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What do we ask in stack overflow

How many times you have an error in your code, query, etc and you don't have the solution? How many times in these cases you open your favorite browser and search in your favorite search engine and type (I mean copy/paste) that error and you click the first result you get and then you don't feel alone in this planet: "other people...

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