Calling Google Maps API from R

October 5, 2011 | Pierre Jacob

Hi, Related to Julyan’s previous post, I want to share an easy way to access Google Maps API through R. And then we’ll stop about Google, otherwise it’ll look like we’re just looking for jobs. My problem was the following: … Continue reading → [Read more...]

Speed up your R code with C++

February 3, 2011 | Pierre Jacob

Hi again, Recently, Julyan blogged about allocating memory first before modifying R objects. That’s a very useful trick that applies to most programming languages. Tonight I want to blog about something a bit more complicated and more specific to R, but which can lead to massive speed-ups: interfacing C/...
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maps of Poland in R

June 23, 2008 | Michal

Bogdan Taranta (website in Polish) is developing a set of functions for drawing administrative maps of Poland. I wrote similar functionality for myself already some time ago, but only for voivodships, i.e. top-level administrative units, and also in a rather low resolution. Bogdan’s contribution seems to contain all ... [Read more...]

Writing Rd files in Vim

March 3, 2008 | Michal

I have made a small “translation” of a portion of “Writing R Extensions” manual about the Rd files to a vimhelp format. You can find it on, under this link If that does not work just search for a ... [Read more...]

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