R Weekly 2017-36 Reproducible Science, Traditional, Black
R in the Real World
Videos and Podcasts
45 - Analogy Corner After Dark - Hilary and Roger have a late-night discussion about JupyterCon, data analysis and decisions, and other deeper topics.
R in Organizations
pointblank - Validation of local and remote data tables
seurat - R toolkit for single cell genomics
queue - Simple Queue Package for R
RcppAnnoy 0.0.9 - RcppAnnoy provides bindings for the Annoy library
FFTrees - An R package to create and visualise fast-and-frugal decision trees (FFTs) - Rcpp-based bindings to R for the Sequential Monte Carlo Template Classes
R Project Updates
Updates from R Core:
mclapply()gets an option
affinity.listwhich allows more efficient execution with heterogenous processors, thanks to Helena Kotthaus.
Runing of finalizers after explicit GC request moved from the R interface
R_gc. This helps with reclaiming inaccessible connections.
??topicmatching topics in vignettes with multiple file name extensions (e.g.,
*.Rmd) failed with an error when using
options(help_type = "html").
Writing R Extensionsnow mentiones the macros
MARK_NOT_MUTABLEthat should be used by package
If the option
setWidthOnResizeis set and
TRUE, R run in a terminal using a recent
readlinelibrary will set the
widthoption when the terminal is resized. Suggested by Ralf Goertz.
on.exitepressions are set using
add = TRUEthen all expressions will now be run even if one signals an error.
array(character(), 1)now gives (a 1D array with)
NAas has been documented for a long time as in the other cases of zero-length array initialization and also compatibly with
matrix(character(), *). As mentioned there, this also fixes PR#17333.
x <- 1:2; tapply(x, list(x, x), function(x) "")[1,2]now correctly returns
Reverted unintended change in behavior of
on.exitexpressions introduced by stack unwinding changes in R 3.3.0.
RStudio conf 2018 January 31 to February 3
rstudio::conf is about all things R and RStudio! Register & More infos
R/Finance 2018 June 1 and 2
Applied Finance with R. More info
useR! 2018 July 10, 2018
The annual useR! conference is the main meeting of the international R user and developer community.
More past events at R conferences & meetups.
Quotes of the Week
You can not use #tidyverse without base R. It's not a dichotomy. Pick the tools that make you most effective.— Hadley Wickham (@hadleywickham) August 31, 2017