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Mapping Walmart Growth Across the US using R

October 11, 2016
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Have you seen the Walmart growth maps video at flowingdata? And, did you wish that you could create similar animated movies using R? Well, you came to the right place. In this post, you will learn how to create point maps at the zip code level and then animate them to make a movie using The post Mapping Walmart...

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How to Create Infographics in R

September 20, 2015
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How to Create Infographics in R

Although you will learn in this article how to create inforgraphics in R, I will be honest: I don’t like meaningless, busy, and unactionable infographics. Then why did I write this article? A couple of reasons: I love the message of this chart I wanted to see what’s possible in R The message Gary Keller, The post How to...

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Why use R when you have Tableau? Tableau vs. R?

June 21, 2014
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Why use R when you have Tableau? Tableau vs. R?

I have seen many discussions around Tableau Vs. R. Here are my thoughts on this topic. Tableau is a fantastic tool for pattern discovery using data visualization. It is usually my tool of choice when I want throw some data and keep playing with the data to see whether any patterns emerge. Learning and using The post Why use...

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