Happy New Year everyone! It's hard to believe that this blog has now been going since 2008: our anniversary was on December 9. Thanks to everyone who has supported this blog over the past 7 years by reading, sharing and commenting on our posts, and an extra special thanks to my co-bloggers Joe Rickert and Andrie de Vries and all the guest bloggers from Microsoft and elsewhere that have contributed this year.
2015 was a busy year for the blog, with a 8% increase in users and a 13% increase in page views compared to 2014. The most popular posts of the year, starting with the most popular, were:
- Revolution Analytics joins Microsoft (January 23)
- In-database R coming to SQL Server 2016 (May 15)
- R at Microsoft (June 26)
- Using R with Jupyter Notebooks, by Andrie de Vries (September 9)
- Association Rules and Market Basket Analysis with R (April 8)
- New packages for reading data into R — fast (Apr 10)
- SparkR: Distributed data frames with Spark and R (Jun 12)
- Because it's Friday: Visualizing the Discrete Fourier Transform (Sep 18)
- Revolution Analytics ∈ Microsoft == TRUE (Apr 6)
- Parallel Programming with GPUs and R, by Norman Matloff (Jan 27)
That's all from us from the team here at Revolutions for this week, and indeed for this year! We'll be back in the New Year with more news, tips and tricks about R, but in the meantime we'll let R have the last word thanks to some careful seed selection by Berry Boessenkool:
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