R Weekly 2018-14 reticulate, R-Ladies, BotRNot


New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦



  • realtR - Your gateway to residential property information.

  • reticulate - R interface to Python

  • DoOR - The Database of Odorant Responses

GitHub or Bitbucket

Package Releases

  • smoothr 0.0.1 - Spatial Feature Smoothing in R

  • auk 0.2.0 - eBird data extraction and processing

  • DT 0.4 - Editing Tables, Smart Filtering, and More



Global Terrorism

Which world leaders are twitter bots?

R in Organizations

R in the Real World

How to map public debt data with ggplot2

R Internationally


a small chess plotting package for R :)

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core:

  • match.arg() more carefully chooses the environment for constucting default choices, fixing PR#17401 as proposed by Duncan Murdoch.

  • optim(*, control = list(warn.1d.NelderMead = FALSE)) allows to turn off the warning when applying the default "Nelder-Mead" method to 1-dimensional problems.

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