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New R package debugr – use automatic debug messages to improve your code

July 30, 2018
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debugr is a new package designed to support debugging in R. It mainly provides the dwatch() function which prints a debug output to the console or to a file. A debug output can consist of a static text message, the values of one or more objects (p...

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A thought experiment: How CRAN saved 3,620 (working) lives

July 15, 2018
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Given the vast amount of R packages available today, it makes sense (at least to me, as a trained economist) to ask a simple yet difficult question: How much value has been created by all those packages? As all R stuff on CRAN is open-source (...

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New package packagefinder – Search for packages from the R console

July 5, 2018
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New package packagefinder – Search for packages from the R console

There are over 12,700 R packages on CRAN. How to find the right one for you? The new package 'packagefinder' helps you search for packages on CRAN right from the R console. With 'packagefinder' you can search for multiple keywords in the name, tit...

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New R package flatxml: working with XML files as R dataframes

June 26, 2018
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The world is flat The new R package flatxml provides functions to easily deal with XML files. When parsing an XML document fxml_importXMLFlat produces a special dataframe that is 'flat' by its very nature but contains all necessary informatio...

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New R package xplain: Providing interactive interpretations and explanations of statistical results

June 3, 2018
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The package xplain is designed to help users interpret the results of their statistical analyses. It does so not in an abstract way as textbooks do. Textbooks do not help the user of a statistical method understand his findings directly. What does...

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New introduction article to the R language (in German)

May 1, 2018
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New introduction article to the R language (in German)

About two months ago, the German online magazine 'Informatik Aktuell' asked me to write an introductory article on R. And so I did. It's now only a few days ago that the article was published. It focuses on key concepts of the R language and provi...

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Package ‘quantification’ now on GitHub

May 1, 2018
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My package 'quantification' is now on GitHub: https://github.com/jsugarelli/quantification 'quantification' is a package that provides functions for quantifying qualitative survey data. It supports the Carlson-Parkin method, the regression approac...

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