Emacs as IDE for R

February 10, 2024 | R on Teoten's Blog

Recently I have seen many posts about which IDE for R people prefer, with minimalists list of options, usually of size 2: R Studio and VS Code. I guess that some people forget, or many don't even know about two of the most powerful text editors that have been helping developers ...
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Reproducible and Reliable Shiny Apps for Regulatory Submissions

February 8, 2024 | Ismael Rodriguez

Shiny Apps have emerged as a powerful tool, transforming data analysis and visualization. These interactive web applications are crafted using the R programming language, and no knowledge of HTML, CSS, or JavaScript is required. When it comes to industries governed by stringent regulations, such as pharmaceuticals and healthcare, an important ...
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Tweedie regression, or Poisson-Gamma regressions ?

February 8, 2024 | arthur charpentier

Yesterday, I was chating with a young and enthousiastic actuary, who asked a nice (and classical) question: is it the same, or not to use a Tweedie regression, or two regressions (Poisson, and Gamma). For distributions, the two are equivalent, but when we have heterogeneity and explanatory variable, I really ...
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Testing Containers and WebAssembly in Submissions to the FDA

February 7, 2024 | Appsilon

The R Consortium Submission Working Group has now successfully made two pilot submissions to the FDA. All the submissions done by the group are focused on improving practices for R-based clinical trial regulatory submissions. Now, the R submission Working Groups, in collaboration with Appsilon and Posit, are exploring new technologies ...
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Level Up Your R/Shiny Team Skills – Download Ebook

February 6, 2024 | Appsilon

Are you ready to take your R/Shiny skills to the next level? Whether you’re a seasoned developer or just starting your journey, we have the perfect opportunity for you to enhance your team’s collaboration, efficiency, and overall effectiveness in building stunning Shiny applications. Join us for our ...
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Getting marine polygon maps in R

February 5, 2024 | A.M. Barbosa

Another frequent question of my students is how to obtain a polygon map of the seas and oceans, rather than the land polygons (countries, etc.) that are commonly imported with R spatial data packages. You can mostly just use the … Continue reading →
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new programming with data.table

February 4, 2024 | HighlandR

The newest version of data.table has hit CRAN, and there are lots of great new features. Among them, a %notin% function, a new let function that can be used instead of := ( I wasn’t too fussed about this originally but have tried it a few ti... [Read more...]
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