Using cairographics with ggsave()

October 12, 2012 | is.R()

Whenever possible, I try to save R graphic output in a vector format, typically pdf(). I also like to use the handy ggsave() function to do so, as it streamlines the process, and makes it easy to be consistent across formats. However, at times it is n... [Read more...]

A Direct Marketing In-flight Forecasting System

February 29, 2012 | ronan

This is an edited version of A Direct Marketing In-flight Forecasting System. The original article was written by Shannon Terry and Ben Ogorekm, Nationwide Insurrance, in order to enter the “Applications of R in Business” contest organised by Revolution Analytics. This is the winning entry of the contest. I added ... [Read more...]

Setting up FastRWeb on Mac OS X

February 23, 2012 | ronan

FastRWeb is an infrastructure that allows any webserver to use R scripts for generating dynamic content, such as web pages and graphics. In this post, you’ll learn how to install and set up FastRWeb on a Mac. This tutorial is expendable to any Unix-like operating system. It is an ... [Read more...]

Weekend art in R (Part 3)

August 21, 2010 | Matt Asher

I have a few posts nearing completion, but meanwhile a weekend break for art. Big thanks to Simon Urbanek and Jeffrey Horner, creators of Cairo, a library for the programming language R. Have you noticed how R can’t anti-alias (fancy way for saying smooth out lines and curves when ... [Read more...]

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