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Microsoft R Server 9.0 now available

December 7, 2016
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Microsoft R Server 9.0 now available

Microsoft R Server 9.0, Microsoft's R distribution with added big-data, in-database, and integration capabilities, was released today and is now available for download to MSDN subscribers. This latest release is built on Microsoft R Open 3.3.2, and adds new machine-learning capabilities, new ways to integrate R into applications, and additional big-data support for Spark 2.0. This release includes a...

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November Package Picks

December 7, 2016
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November Package Picks

by Joseph Rickert November was a prolific month for R developers: 189 new packages landed in CRAN. I have selected more than a quarter of them for this post, but I haven’t listed everything that is worth a look. My November 2016 picks are organized into four categories: Biotech (4 picks), Data (6 picks), Machine

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Announcing Riyadh R User Group

December 6, 2016
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Announcing Riyadh R User Group

Many data analysts in Riyadh (or as much as I have met) still valiantly use Excel and/or SQL to perform analyses. Some engage in SQL gymnastics for the simple operation of pivoting, whilst others wait for purchase of SAS licences, affirming that SAS ...

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dplyrXdf 0.90 now available

December 6, 2016
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by Hong Ooi, Sr. Data Scientist, Microsoft Version 0.90 of the dplyrXdf package has just been released. dplyrXdf is a package that brings dplyr pipelines and data transformation verbs to Microsoft R Server’s xdf files. This version includes several changes, mostly to address performance and efficiency concerns, which I’ll detail these below. The .outFile argument All dplyrXdf verbs now...

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In case you missed it: November 2016 roundup

December 5, 2016
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from November of particular interest to R users. Microsoft R Open 3.3.2, based on R 3.3.2, has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux. A new, free course on EdX focuses on the big-data extensions of Microsoft R Server. Using ggplot2 to create a calendar heat map of city bike...

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Top 5 R Package Maintainers

December 5, 2016
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Top 5 R Package Maintainers

The R Community is powered by open course contributions from a wide variety of individuals. Anyone can create and distribute R packages that benefit the R community and make it easier for R users all over the world to work with their code. Some R use...

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EARL Boston Revisited

December 5, 2016
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EARL Boston Revisited

After a successful EARL London in September of this year (see here and here) it was Boston’s turn to shine. This is only the second time this conference has run, yet its quality of speakers is at par with London. … Continue reading →

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Announcing bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown

December 2, 2016
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Announcing bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown

We have released the R package bookdown (v0.3) to CRAN. It may be old news to some users, but we are happy to make an official announcement today. To install the package from CRAN, you can install.packages("bookdown") The bookdown package provides an easier way to write books and technical publications than traditional tools such as LaTeX and Word. It inherits the

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Using R to Gain Insights into the Emotional Journeys in War and Peace

December 1, 2016
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Using R to Gain Insights into the Emotional Journeys in War and Peace

by Wee Hyong Tok, Senior Data Scientist Manager at Microsoft How do you read a novel in record time, and gain insights into the emotional journey of main characters, as they go through various trials and tribulations, as an exciting story unfolds from chapter to chapter? I remembered my experiences when I start reading a novel, and I get...

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Analysis of software developers in New York, San Francisco, London and Bangalore

December 1, 2016
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Analysis of software developers in New York, San Francisco, London and Bangalore

(Note: Cross-posted with the Stack Overflow Blog.) When I tell someone Stack Overflow is based in New York City, they’re often surprised: many people assume it’s in San Francisco. (I’ve even seen job applications with “I’m in New York but willing to relocate to San Francisco” in the cover letter.) San Francisco is a safe guess of where an...

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