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Drake, Docker, and Gitlab-CI

September 23, 2019
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For a number of reasons I’ve been trying out GitLab as a replacement for for both GitHub and various continuous integration systems, and have been exploring configurations useful for model-fitting pipelines. I turned one of these into an example repository that shows how to use GitLab together with the Rocker Docker images and the drake build system to reproducibly run a project...

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A New Website

August 8, 2019
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For me, the task of building a personal website is fraught with so many of my technical, aesthetic, and personal hangups that I hadn’t updated mine since mid-graduate school. Thanks to consistent pestering by Maëlle, though, I finally got around to re-building this one using a modern toolkit. Hopefully I can keep it up to date. Here are some of the pieces that I...

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Unconf 2017: The Roads Not Taken

August 8, 2017
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Since June, we have been highlighting the many projects that emerged from this year's rOpenSci Unconf. These projects start many weeks before unconf participants gather in-person. Each year, we ask participants to propose and discuss project ideas ahead of time in a GitHub repo. This serves to get creative juices flowing as well as help people get to know...

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Qualitative Text Analysis in R with RQDA

May 28, 2015
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Last Friday at the Davis R Users’ Group, Mallory Johnson gave a presentation on RQDA, an R-based GUI tool for doing coding on documents for use in qualitative text analysis. Here’s the video, and you can view the slides here Resources The RQDA home page More RQDA instructional videos

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First Steps with Structural Equation Modeling

May 20, 2015
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Last Friday at the Davis R Users’ Group, Grace Charles gave a presentation on structural equation modeling in R using the Lavaan package. Here’s the video and her slides. We’ve also posted Grace’s script from the presentation as a gist here. More resources that Grace mentioned in her talk below. Resources Jim Grace’s website at USGS A Lavaan tutorial vingette...

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Visualizing fits, inference, implications of (G)LMMs with Jaime Ashander

April 29, 2015
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A couple of weeks at the Davis R Users’ Group, Jaime Ashander gave a presentation on and visualizing and diagnosing (G)LMMs in R. Here’s the video: Jaime also wrote up the notes from his talk, including all the code, on his blog here (with the raw R Markdown file on github here). The material in the blog post...

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Back to basics: High quality plots using base R graphics

April 24, 2015
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Today at the Davis R Users’ Group, Michael Koontz gave tour de force lesson in using R’s base graphics capabilities to plot data. Here’s the video: Get Michael’s excellent annotated script, which covers much more than we got to during our tutorial, here.

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An introduction to ggplot with Myfanwy Johnston

March 15, 2015
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An introduction to ggplot with Myfanwy Johnston

Last week at the Davis R Users’ Group, Myfanwy Johnston gave an introduction to to the powerful and ubiquitous ggplot2 package for plotting in R. See below for the screencast and her particularly enlightening figure of how ggplot’s syntax and conceptual approach. Myfanwy also placed all her slides, code, and links to more ggplot resources in this...

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Making Maps in R with Ryan Peek and Michele Tobias

February 20, 2015
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Today, Ryan Peek and Michele Tobias gave an introduction to making maps in R. Here’s the webcast: (Pardon the little scuffle at the beginning and as we switched computers halfway through. Still getting the hang of hangouts.) Resources: Download all of Ryan’s code and HTML files here. See Michele’s slides on Slideshare here. Code for Michele’s example maps in her GitHub. repository.

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Carl Boettiger on accessing online data with ROpenSci

January 30, 2015
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*Today, Carl Boettiger gave a tutorial on the ROpenSci project and how to use their many packages to connect to online data repositories to retrieve and up deposit data. Here’s our screencast of the talk. All the code from this talk is available at this github repository, and you can download it as a *.zip file here. Thanks...

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