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knitr: nice alternative for Sweave

December 17, 2011
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I recently discovered knitr for dynamic report generation in R. It seems like a very powerful alternative to Sweave. Particularly, I am interested in png graphic device support (it supports more than 20 graphic devices) and R code formatting.Check it o...

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knitr: Elegant, flexible and fast dynamic report generation with R

December 1, 2011
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The world has changed. You can feel it on GitHub. You can smell it on Google+. The knitr package, as an alternative tool to Sweave, has features that you have been longing for, and features that you might have never imagined. Thumb through the PDF manu...

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Building and maintaining exams with dynamic content

January 30, 2017
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Building and maintaining exams with dynamic content

An introduction to package exams - Part of my job as a researcher and teacher is to periodically apply and grade exams in my classroom. Being constantly in the shoes of an examiner, you soon quickly realize that students are cleve...

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The Rt of naming your blog

January 28, 2017
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The Rt of naming your blog

In this post, I’m sharing a brand-new analysis! The reason for this is my blog being added to R-bloggers by Tal Galili after I filled this form. R-bloggers is a collection of blogs about R, whose new posts get added to the website via the magic of RS...

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Exploring World Gender Statistics with Shiny

January 28, 2017
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Exploring World Gender Statistics with Shiny

This week I explored the World Gender Statistics dataset. You can look at 160 measurements over 56 years with my Shiny app here. I prepared the data as follows: Data.csv Country.Name: the name of the country Country.Code: the country’s co...

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The “Ten Simple Rules for Reproducible Computational Research” are easy to reach for R users

The “Ten Simple Rules for Reproducible Computational Research” are easy to reach for R users

“Ten Simple Rules for Reproducible Computational Research” is a freely available paper on PLOS computational biology. As I’m currently very interested on the subject of reproducible data analysis, I will these ten rules and the possible implem...

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Cards on the table

January 26, 2017
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Cards on the table

After the last post building on feedback from readers, the blog is back to the regular program of recycling old Github repos. Today’s project was waiting for its turn here and will involve a Catan card game. Nearly a year ago, I played Catan with my ...

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More water, a bit more about saints

January 25, 2017
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More water, a bit more about saints

I was lucky enough to get some nice and interesting feedback on my last post. One comment was really useful and pretty embarrassing: I had written “see” instead of “sea” in the whole post… Thanks Steve Dempsey for the correction! I also got s...

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French villages and a sort of resolution

January 23, 2017
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French villages and a sort of resolution

Sort of introduction to this post and hopefully the next ones I usually don’t have any New Year resolution. However, recent tweets about productivity – from people I actually find productive and inspiring – made me ponder a bit on my unfinished...

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R vs Python – a One-on-One Comparison

January 21, 2017
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R vs Python – a One-on-One Comparison

I’m an avid R user and rarely use anything else for data analysis and visualisations. But while R is my go-to, in some cases, Python might actually be a better alternative. That’s why I wanted to see how R and Python fare in a one-on-one compariso...

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