R Weekly 2017-52 Christmas, 🎄, Review
R in the Real World
R in Organizations
R in Academia
- swatches - Read, Inspect, and Manipulate Color Swatch Files
tfestimators - Interface to ‘TensorFlow’ Estimators
bcmaps - Map Layers and Spatial Utilities for British Columbia
JuniperKernel - Kernel for ‘Jupyter’
SpatialBall - Spatial NBA Visualization and Analysis
jekyllthat - RMarkdown to Github Jekyll md
fitur 0.5.20 - Fit Univariate Distributions
digest 0.6.13 - Hash function summaries for GNU R objects
drat 0.1.4 - Drat R Archive Template
- Brazil R Day - National Meeting of R users is an event to congregate users and developers of R in an environment for exchange of experiences, learning and contacts.
exams, The open-source package exams for the R system for statistical computing provides a one-for-all approach to automatic exams generation.
Gist & Cookbook
R Project Updates
Updates from R Core:
ar.yw(x)and hence by default
ar(x)now work when
NAs, mostly thanks to a patch by Pavel Krivitsky in PR#17366. The
ar.yw.default()’s AIC computations have become more efficient by using
The default version for
serialize()and similar has been changed to 3. Objects saved with version 3 are not readable by eariier versions of R.
versionargument, for use when packages should remain compatible with earlier versions of R.
write.dcf()gets optional argument
packageDate()which tries to get a valid “Date” object from a package
DESCRIPTIONfile, thanks to suggestions.
RStudio conf 2018 January 31 to February 3
rstudio::conf is about all things R and RStudio!
satRday Cape Town 2018 March 17
satRday Cape Town
More past events at R conferences & meetups.
Call for Participation
satRday Cape Town 2018 - Call for papers
eRum 2018 May 14-16, Budapest, Hungary - Call for papers
Quotes of the Week
I have to say, it's so incredible to tweet out a quick question and immediately have some of the most well known #rstats users and devs pop in with tons of great advice and helpful links. I love the R community on here 😊— Ahmed Hasan (@microbialwalrus) 19 de desembre de 2017
I am always looking for reviewers for the Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS). If you're interested (especially if you are interested in #rstats and/or social science), please sign-up here: https://t.co/GSl78TqgZn— Thomas Leeper (@thosjleeper) 18 de desembre de 2017
So, #rstats folks: I’m now contractually obligated to write “A Field Guide for Web Scraping & Accessing APIs w/R” for July ’18. What hard topics have you encountered you'd like me to cover or topics you're curious abt you'd like me to exposit?— hrbrgrnch (@hrbrmstr) 22 de desembre de 2017