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Asynchronous API calls with postlightmercury

July 11, 2017
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Asynchronous API calls with postlightmercury

In this post I’ll tell you about a new package I’ve built and also take you under the hood to show you a really cool thing thats going on: asynchronous API calls. The package: postlightmercury I created a package called postlightmercury which is now on cran. The package is a wrapper for the Mercury web parser by Postlight.... Read more »

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Setup encrypted Rstudio and Shiny dashboard solution in 3 minutes

April 25, 2017
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Setup encrypted Rstudio and Shiny dashboard solution in 3 minutes

I have created a repository (https://github.com/56north/encrypted_dashboard) with code that automatically sets up Rstudio Server and Shiny Server behind and Nginx proxy with SSL certificates. The two servers share apps and packages so you can build cool stuff in Rstudio and deploy it immediately to Shiny. Woow!!! ? Below is the readme from the repo. I... Read more »

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Download product information and reviews from Amazon.com

November 3, 2016
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Rmazon The goal of Rmazon is to help you download product information and reviews from Amazon.com easily. Installation You can install Rmazon from github with: # install.packages("devtools") devtools::install_github("56north/Rmazon") Example – product information This is a basic example which shows you how ro get product information: # Get product information for 'The Art of R Programming:... Read more »

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Building a package automatically

October 20, 2016
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Building a package automatically

So, I just finished building a R wrapper for FOAAS (F*ck Off As A Service).  FOAAS (F*ck Off As A Service) provides a modern, RESTful, scalable solution to the common problem of telling people to f*ck off. I wanted to share the package with you and also tell you how I automated the build. You... Read more »

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Calculate your nutrients with my new package: NutrientData

June 15, 2016
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I have created a new package: NutrientData This package contains data sets with the composition of Foods: Raw, Processed, Prepared. The source of the data is the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 28 (2015), a long with two functions to search and calculate nutrients. You download it from github: devtools::install_github("56north/NutrientData") Lets first... Read more »

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Map danish administrative areas with leaflet

May 16, 2016
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Map danish administrative areas with leaflet

What is this? a center for ants!? leafletDK is a package that makes it easy to create interactive dynamic leaflet maps based on danish administrative areas. The package is heavily inspired by the amazing mapDK package by Sebastian Barfort, which I recommend if you want to create static high quality maps. Getting started First you... Read more »

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Classify gender based on danish first names

May 5, 2016
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Classify gender based on danish first names

In Denmark we have official lists of what people are allowed to have as first names. That means there are lists of government approved boys names, girls names and unisex names. There is a total of 18.529 approved girls names, 15.052 boys names and 813 unisex names. This means that we can write an R-package... Read more »

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Are you happy or sad?

January 10, 2016
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Well, if you wrote about it we might be able to figure it out with my new package: happyorsad Happyorsad is a sentiment scorer. It uses the approach of Finn Årup Nielsen from Informatics and Mathematical Modelling at the Technical University of Denmark and this AFINN lists hosted in his Github repo. Finn Årup Nielsen... Read more »

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Create your own hexamaps

January 4, 2016
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Create your own hexamaps

Hexamaps are gaining in popularity. Most notably has been the versions, where the map of the USA has been made into a hexamap. But people have also made maps of Europe using hexagons. The idea is that one unit is one hexagon. So in case of the US, each state is one hexagon. In the... Read more »

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Open Source Data Science at SXSW

August 20, 2015
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I have pitched a panel for next years SXSW in Austin, Texas, along with Karthik Ram from rOpenSci. The panel is called “Open Source Data Science”. SXSW has a panel picker process where you submit ideas and then other people can vote for them. The popular ones get selected. So I need your help to... Read more »

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