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readr 0.2.0

October 28, 2015
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readr 0.2.0

readr 0.2.0 is now available on CRAN. readr makes it easy to read many types of tabular data, including csv, tsv and fixed width. Compared to base equivalents like read.csv(), readr is much faster and gives more convenient output: it never converts strings to factors, can parse date/times, and it doesn’t munge the column names.

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Controlling a Remote R Session from a Local One

October 28, 2015
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Say you have an Amazon EC2 instance running and you want to be able to control your R session running there from your local R session. At heart, this is not a new idea for the R community. You can already control remote R sessions easily with Shiny o...

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stringdist 0.9.4 and 0.9.3: distances between integer sequences

October 27, 2015
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A new release of stringdist has been accepted on CRAN. stringdist offers a number of popular distance functions between sequences of integers or characters that are independent of character encoding. version 0.9.4 bugfix: edge case for zero-size for lower tridiagonal … Continue reading →

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Last chance for Boston EARL Conference tickets

October 26, 2015
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Last chance for Boston EARL Conference tickets

This time next week we will be in full swing with Mango Solutions Boston EARL (Effective Applications of the R Language) Conference.  It is being held at the Microsoft NERD Exhibition Centre in Cambridge Massachusetts, Boston. DAY 1 – WOKSHOPS … Continue reading →

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Less Drama, More Encoding

October 24, 2015
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Less Drama, More Encoding

Junk Charts adeptly noted and fixed this excessively stylized chart from the WSJ this week: Their take on it does reduct the ZOMGOSH WE ARE DOOMED! look and feel of the WSJ chart: But, we can further reduce the drama by using a more neutral color encoding and encode both the # of outbreaks and

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Shiny (introductory article)

October 22, 2015
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No code for once. This is an independent, introductory article about RStudio’s Shiny web application framework for R. This could be useful for people who don’t know what Shiny is. Or for those of you who want to find out when to use Shiny.  What does Shiny do? Shiny is a fine product. It allows you The post

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Installing R on OS X – “100% Homebrew Edition”

October 22, 2015
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In a previous post I provided “mouse-heavy” instructions for getting R running on your Mac. A few of the comments suggested that an “all Homebrew” solution may be preferable for some folks. Now, there are issues with this since getting “support” for what may be R issues will be very difficult on the official mailing

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Fisheries Data Sets

October 21, 2015
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Fisheries Data Sets

A large number of small data sets are available in the FSA and FSAdata packages. These data sets may be useful for demonstrating typical fisheries science analyses in an undergraduate or early graduate fisheries science and management course or if one is self-teaching how to perform these analyses. Indeed, several of these data sets are...

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R and other open source tools for Civil Engineering

October 21, 2015
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Open source software has caused a quiet revolution in computing since the creation of the GPL license by Richard Stallman back in 1989. Yet it has been slow to gain ascendency in many areas, including Civil Engineering. This short post discusses this issue in the context of the uptake of QGIS and R for spatial analysis work, with reference to a lecture delivered...

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20 (!) new R jobs (for 2015-10-21)

October 21, 2015
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20 (!) new R jobs (for 2015-10-21)

This is the bi-monthly R-bloggers post (for 2015-10-21) for new R Jobs. To get your R job on the next post Just visit this link and post a new R job to the R community (it’s free and quick). New R jobs Job seekers: please follow the links below to learn more and apply for your job of interest (if you go to R-users.com you may see all the...

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