R Weekly 2017-22 Unconf 2017, RFinance, subplots & ggplot2


R in Organizations

How Airbnb Democratizes Data Science With Data University

R OpenSci Unconference 2017

R in the Real World


Videos and Podcasts

New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦

  • lemon - Functions for working with legends and axis lines of ‘ggplot2’, facets that repeat axis lines on all panels, and some ‘knitr’ extensions.

  • spacyr - R Wrapper to the spaCy NLP Library

  • geofacet - R package for geographical faceting with ggplot2


  • strict - This packages tweaks the operation of base R code to make things a little stricter.

Package Releases

R Internationally


Arranging subplots with ggplot2

Sunflowers for COLOURlovers

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core:

  • CRAN Policy Change new rev3679

  • aggregate(<data.frame>, drop=FALSE) now also works in case of near-equal numbers in by. (PR#16918)

  • path.expand() on Windows now accepts paths specified as UTF-8-encoded character strings even if not representable in the current locale. (PR#17120)

  • stopifnot(e, e2, ...) now evaluates the expressions sequentially and in case of an error or warning shows the relevant expression instead of the full stopifnot(..) call.

Upcoming Events

  • R in Insurance 2017 June 8, 2017
    This one-day conference will focus on applications in insurance and actuarial science that use R, the lingua franca for statistical computation.

  • CSAMA 2017 June 11 - 16, 2017
    Statistical Data Analysis for Genome-Scale Biology teaches statistical and computational analysis of multi-omics studies in biology and biomedicine. Practical hands-on exercises are based on the R / Bioconductor environment.

  • angletR 2017 June 28 - 30, 2017
    angletR aims to provide a national forum to exchange and share ideas on the use of R in different subjects such as visualisation, applied statistics, biostatistics and bioinformatics, Bayesian statistics, data analysis, Big Data, modelling, machine learning, high performance computing, etc.

  • useR! 2017 July 4, 2017
    The annual useR! conference is the main meeting of the international R user and developer community.

More past events at R conferences & meetups.

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