A Little Webscraping-Exercise…

October 22, 2011 | Kay Cichini

In R it's quite easy to pull out anything from a webpage and I'll show a little exercise in doing so.Here I retrieve all blog addresses from R-bloggers by the function readLines() and some subsequent data processing.Read more »
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R GUIs, IDEs, and text editors

January 18, 2011 | Daniel Hocking

When deciding what program to write your R code in it is important to consider a number of factors so you can keep organized and work efficiently.  I found this article useful for getting started.  Text editors include syntax highlightin...
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embed images in Rd documents

April 3, 2010 | romain francois

The new help system that was introduced in R 2.10.0 and documented in an article of the R journal is very promising. One thing that is planned for future versions of R (maybe 2.12.0) is some way to include images into Rd documents using the fig option of the Sexpr macro Another ... [Read more...]

new R package : highlight

November 22, 2009 | romain francois

I finally pushed highlight to CRAN, which should be available in a few days. The package uses the information gathered by the parser package to perform syntax highlighting of R code The main function of the package is highlight, which takes a numb... [Read more...]

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