programming style

Tools to tidy up R code

December 28, 2010 | Nick Horton

Last week we made an impassioned plea for attention to style in formatting R and SAS code.While it's always better to adopt a consistent style and use it whenever you write code, the reality is that sometimes formatting slips (or you end up repurposing...
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A plea for consistent style!

December 22, 2010 | Nick Horton

As we get close to the end of the year, it's time to look back over the past year and think of resolutions for 2011 and beyond. One that's often on my mind relates to ways to structure my code to make it clearer to others (as well as to myself ...
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The joys of teaching R

November 23, 2010 | xi'an

Just read a funny but much to the point blog entry on the difficulties of teaching proper programming skills to first year students! I will certainly make use of the style file as grading 180 exams is indeed a recurrent nightmare… Filed under: R,... [Read more...]

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