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Deploying a Minimal API using plumber on DigitalOcean

June 21, 2017 | R on datawookie

Some quick notes on deploying an API (generated with plumber) on DigitalOcean. Development Setup On your local machine install a couple of packages from GitHub. __ devtools::install_github("trestletech/plumber") __ devtools::install_github("sckott/analogsea") In RStudio open a new script and create a single, simple API endpoint which will ...
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RSelenium and Java Heap Space

June 8, 2017 | R on datawookie

I’m in the process of deploying a scraper on a DigitalOcean instance. The scraper uses RSelenium with the PhantomJS browser. I ran into a problem though. Although it worked flawlessly on my local machine, on the remote instance it broke with the following error: Selenium message:Java heap space ... [Read more...]

Relationship between Race Distance and Gender Ratio

April 9, 2017 | R on datawookie

In an article entitled “Could women outrun men in ultramarathon races?”, Jenefer Bam and her collaborators explored the hypothesis that running performance of men and women converge with increasing race distance, and suggested that women have superior fatigue resistance. It’d be great to independently validate these results using data ...
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