Reproducible blogging

July 10, 2011

(This article was first published on factbased, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)

As a fact-based blog, the posts here contain very often diagrams and data tables. To enable you to reproduce the results and insights, I include the computations as computer code.

Most blogposts I write are markdown text combined (or weaved) with computer code written in the R language. I created a small package mdtools that puts the tools together and smoothes the workflow.

This post gives an short introduction to the mdtools package: how to install it, the first post, caveats, and future directions.

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