Articles by njtierney - rbloggers

Magic reprex

January 10, 2017 | njtierney - rbloggers

Making reproducible examples can be hard. There’s a lot of things you need to consider. Like, making sure your environment is clean, the right packages are loaded, the code is formatted nicely, and images are the right resolution and dimension. Get... [Read more...]

A Simple Guide to S3 Methods

November 5, 2016 | njtierney - rbloggers

A few months ago I wrote about my first solo author submission to the R Journal entitled, “A Simple Guide to S3 Methods”. Unfortunately the article didn’t make it to publication on the R Journal, but admittedly that might have been a bit of a lon... [Read more...]

Simple Guide to S3 Methods

August 25, 2016 | njtierney - rbloggers

So I’ve just submitted my first article to the R Journal! The paper, “A Simple Guide to S3 Methods”, is my attempt at a quick and simple guide to using S3 methods in R. Although not my first publication, it is my first solo publication, whi... [Read more...]

WOMBAT 2016 Wrap Up

March 5, 2016 | njtierney - rbloggers

A few weeks ago I spoke at the Workshop Organized by Monash Business Analytics Team (WOMBAT), held in the Melbourne Zoo (!) on Thursday and Friday the 18th and 19th February. It was my first time at the Melbourne Zoo, and my first time having a conference in a Zoo. It ... [Read more...]

ggplot your missing data

November 30, 2015 | njtierney - rbloggers

Visualising missing data is important when analysing a dataset. I wanted to make a plot of the presence/absence in a dataset. One package, Amelia provides a function to do this, but I don’t like the way it looks. So I made a ggplot version of what it... [Read more...]

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