R Weekly 2017-30
R in the Real World
Videos and Podcasts
NSSD 43 - Analogy Corner - About teaching R in the era of the tidyverse, joyplots, follow up on explainable AI, writing versus data analysis, and Google Music playlists.
R in Organizations
languagelayeR - Access the languagelayer API with R
polMonitor - Shiny app for monitoring police violence
sergeant - The Apache Drill R interface package
seplyr - Standard Evaluation Interfaces for Common Dplyr Verbs
constants - Reference on Constants, Units and Uncertainty
Rcpp 0.12.12 - Rounding some corners
JAGS 4.3.0 - Just Another Gibbs Sampler
RcppAPT 0.0.4 - interface from R to the C++ library behind the awesome apt, apt-get
R Project Updates
Updates from R Core:
dist(x, method="canberra")now uses the correct definition; the result may only differ when
xcontains values of differing signs, i.e., e.g., not for 0-1 data.
length()<-on a pairlist succeeds. (<URL: https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-devel/2017-July/074680.html>)
Language objects such as
quote(("\n"))or R functions are correctly printed again, where R 3.4.1 accidentally duplicated the backslashes.
menu(choices)with more than 10 choices which easily fit into one
getOption("width")-line no longer erronously repeats choices. (PR#17312)
unlist()are now more efficient in constructing the
names(.)of their return value, thanks to a proposal by Suharto Anggono. (PR#17284)
readLines()no longer segfaults on very large files with embedded
splines) now also works for a single observation.
interpSpline()gives a more friendly error message when the number of points is less than four.
R CMD checkchecks for and
R CMD buildcorrects CRLF line endings in shell scripts
cleanup(even on Windows).
poly(<matrix>, 3)now works, thanks to prompting by Marc Schwartz.
RStudio conf 2018 January 31 to February 3
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