R Weekly 2017-37 Social Science, Time, Compare



R Markdown for documents with logos, watermarks, and corporate styles

R in the Real World

Finding the pattern of food

Animated Maps in R with SF and gganimate

Analyzing Google Trends Data in R

Unravelling the European Football Transfer Window

R in Academia

R Internationally

R in Organizations


RStudio Cheat Sheets

Data Visualization for Social Science - A practical introduction with R and ggplot2

New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦

  • remedy — RStudio Addins to Simplify Markdown Writing

remedy — RStudio Addins to Simplify Markdown Writing

  • tibbletime - It’s tibbletime: Time-Aware Tibbles

  • writexl - zero dependency xlsx writer for R

  • googledrive - googledrive allows you to interact with files on Google Drive from R.

  • mschart - 📊 mschart: office charts from R


Package Releases


Geospatial Queries - R and MongoDB

Infographic-style charts using the R waffle package

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core:

  • The X11 device no longer uses the Xlib backing store (PR#16497).

Upcoming Events

  • 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.


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