R Weekly 2018-19 pkgdown, tweets, showcase
GitHub or Bitbucket
advicegiveR: R wrapper for the advice slip API
echarts4r - ECharts version 4 for R, a plethora of chart types customisable with innumerable options.
R in Organizations
R in the Real World
R Project Updates
Updates from R Core:
download.file()on Windows now by default also uses binary transfer (
mode = "wb") for file extension
.rdsand in the case the file extension dot (
URLdecode()ing. The help page
?download.filenow contains the same information platform independently.
Rscriptto include space even when it is first on the command line.
callNextMethod()uses the generic from the environment of the calling method. Reported by Hervé Pagès with well documented examples.
simulate.lm(glm(*, gaussian(link = <non-default>)))has been corrected, fixing PR#17415 thanks to Alex Courtiol.
untar(file("<some>.tar.gz"), *)now gives a better error message, suggesting to use
Upcoming Events in 3 Months
Events in 3 Months:
eRum 2018 May 14-16
European R Users Meeting @ Budapest, Hungary
R/Finance 2018 June 1 and 2
Applied Finance with R.
CascadiaRConf June 2 Portland, OR, US
7eme Rencontres R July 5 & 6
Rennes - Agrocampus
useR! 2018 July 10
The annual useR! conference is the main meeting of the international R user and developer community.
More past events at R conferences & meetups.
Call for Participation
- Join the r-spatial ladies! There’s a slack channel open to women and non binary folks interested in R for spatial data and a GitHub page with crowdsourced resources.
Quotes of the Week
The latest #ggplot2 has a `clip = "off"` option to allow drawing outside of the plot panel. This allows for all sorts of neat plotting tricks. E.g., direct labeling. ("Toyota Corolla" extends beyond the plot area.) #rstats #dataviz pic.twitter.com/kiqfj2M1iP— Claus Wilke (@ClausWilke) May 2, 2018
Quicker than quick... Copy data in excel and straight into an R dataframe! I won't need this data ever again, so why bother saving and loading a file? #rstats #LearningNewTricks pic.twitter.com/ayeJqR3Hia— Suzan Baert (@SuzanBaert) May 2, 2018