R Weekly 2017-28 UseR! 2017
R in the Real World
R in Academia
Videos and Podcasts
- NSSD 42 - One Piece PJs - Hilary and Roger discuss the paradigm-shifting Echo Show, whether we need explainable AI or not, and how lessons from DevOps could be useful in analysis development.
R in Organizations
- mindr - R package which converts markdown files into mindmaps
shinysense - A bunch of shiny modules that let shiny sense the world around it.
shiny.collections - Google Docs-like live collaboration in Shiny
aargh - Easily Expose R Functions to Command Line Arguments.
fcuk - A package designed to help people with clumsy fingers
ggplot2 explorer - undestand how to use the most popular vizualization package ggplot2.
auk - eBird Data Extraction and Processing
- smooth v2.0.0 - Forecasting Using Smoothing Functions
Gist & Cookbook
R Project Updates
Updates from R Core:
regexec(pattern, text, *)now also applies
as.character(.)to its first two arguments, as documented.
within()gets an option
keepAttrs = FALSEfor speed up.
system2now allow to specify a timeout (this feature is currently experimental and subject to change).
The version of LAPACK included in the sources has been updated to 3.7.1, a bug-fix release.
write.table()and related functions,
writeLines(), and perhaps other functions writing text to connections did not signal errors when the writes failed, e.g. due to a disk being full. (PR#17243)
debug()supports debugging of methods on any
"genericFunction", including group generics.
The default for
tools::write_PACKAGES(rds_compress=)has been changed to
"xz"to match the compression used by CRAN.
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