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Introducing {tvthemes}: ggplot2 palettes and themes from your favorite TV shows!

May 15, 2019
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Introducing {tvthemes}: ggplot2 palettes and themes from your favorite TV shows!

This blog post will provide an intro to {tvthemes} as well as some lessons learned (codecov, Github badges, creating a hexsticker, usethis::use_*(), unit testing for ggplot2, etc.) and the future direction of the package. What kic...

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77th Tokyo.R Users Meetup Roundup!

April 23, 2019
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77th Tokyo.R Users Meetup Roundup!

As the sakura bloomed in Tokyo, another TokyoR User Meetup was held, this time at SONY City! On April 13th useRs from all over Tokyo (and some even from further afield) flocked to Osaki, Tokyo for a special session focused on be...

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76th Tokyo.R Users Meetup Roundup!

March 6, 2019
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76th Tokyo.R Users Meetup Roundup!

The 76th Tokyo R User Meetup happened on March 2nd, graciously hosted by DeNA (an entertainment and e-commerce company) in their lovely headquarters located in Shibuya. (Photo courtesy of Takashi Minoda) On this day anot...

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Visualizing Brooklyn Nine-Nine with R!

February 14, 2019
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Visualizing Brooklyn Nine-Nine with R!

“Hey there criminal. It’s me, Johnny Law!” - Jake Peralta, NYPD. Brooklyn Nine-Nine has become one of my favorite sitcoms in recent years, probably taking over from Parks & Recreation and Community. So in this blog ...

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My #TidyverseDevDay and #RStudioConf 2019 Reflections!

January 24, 2019
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My #TidyverseDevDay and #RStudioConf 2019 Reflections!

This was my second RStudio Conference following last year’s edition in San Diego! In addition, at Tidyverse Developer Day I got a really cool chance to work on issues and contribute to making the Tidyverse better. This post won?...

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Visualizing the Asian Cup with R!

January 10, 2019
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Visualizing the Asian Cup with R!

Another year, another big soccer/football tournament! This time it’s the top international competition in Asia, the Asian Cup hosted in the U.A.E. In this blog post I’ll be covering (responsible) web-scraping, data wrangling (...

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The JapanR Conference 2018 Round-Up!

December 5, 2018
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The JapanR Conference 2018 Round-Up!

This past weekend was the 9th JapanR Conference hosted at LINE Corporation in Tokyo, Japan! I’ve been back in Japan for nearly a year now and I’ve been going to nearly every one of the R user meetups here, TokyoR, and it’s ...

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Visualizing the Weather in Japan: A Sweltering Summer Story!

October 3, 2018
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Visualizing the Weather in Japan: A Sweltering Summer Story!

I’ve lived in a couple of countries where talking (or more typically whinging) about the weather is a national past time so I took things one step further, by making a blog post about it! The past few months we’ve...

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Animating the Goals of the World Cup: Comparing the old vs. new gganimate and tweenr API!

July 23, 2018
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Animating the Goals of the World Cup: Comparing the old vs. new gganimate and tweenr API!

Welcome to Part 3 of my series on “Visualizing the World Cup with R”! This is the culmination of this mini project that I’ve been working on throughout the World Cup. In addition, from having listened to Thomas Pedersen’s...

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Visualize the World Cup with R! Part 1: Recreating Goals with ggsoccer and ggplot2

June 28, 2018
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Visualize the World Cup with R! Part 1: Recreating Goals with ggsoccer and ggplot2

After posting a couple of my World Cup viz on Twitter, I thought I’ll collate some of them into a blog post. This will be Part 1 of a series as the World Cup goes on and I keep...

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