R Weekly 2018-1 New Year, Android, R4DS
R in Real World
- MPA 635: Data visualization - Students use R and Illustrator to take a huge dataset, explore it, tinker with it, and tell a nuanced story about it using at least three graphs.
- brmstools - helper functions for (visualizing) brms models
strava - Create artistic visualisations with your exercise data
rhymer - Find rhyming and other related words using the Datamuse API.
Videos and Podcasts
Gist & Cookbook
R Project Updates
Updates from R Core:
nls(`NO [mol/l]` ~ f(t)) and
nls(y ~ a)now work.
pkg-configto find the flags to link to
jpegif available (as it should be for
libjpeg-turbo). (This amends the code added in R 3.3.0 as module name in
jpeg-9cis not what that tested for.)
Legacy support of
makemacros such as
CXX1Xis formally deprecated: use the
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
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
Just learned that R for data science is being translated in to Chinese (simplified & complex), French, Korean, Portuguese, Russian and Serbian next year! #rstats— Hadley Wickham (@hadleywickham) December 20, 2017
Two R conferences in South America next year are endorsed by the R Foundation: R Day in Curitiba, Brazil on 2018-05-22; and LatinR in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 2018-09-03 to 2018-09-07. See below for details.https://t.co/hQu7wOG9idhttps://t.co/NYHYe1EJEt— The R Foundation (@_R_Foundation) December 22, 2017
The latest version of our #R4DS online learning community is ready for you to sign up!— Jesse Maegan (@kierisi) 22 de desembre de 2017
Whether you're just learning #rstats, or have been using it for decades, we're a community that's helping others learn R through the R for Data Science text.https://t.co/bHwf7cSPeV