R Weekly 2018-27 Future, Function


New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦


  • cattonum - a tidy one-stop shop for categorical encodings

  • roomba - A package for tidying nested lists

  • flatxml - Working with XML files as R dataframes

  • Rayshader - Draining Lake Mead: Making Beautiful Maps



GitHub or Bitbucket

  • modelDown - a website generator for your predictive models

  • paletteer - Collection of most color palettes in a single R package


Package Releases

  • RSAGA 1.0.0 - an interface between R and the open-source geographic information system SAGA

  • future.apply 1.0.0 - Apply Function to Elements in Parallel using Futures (a milestone release)

  • Shiny 1.1.0 - Scaling Shiny with async


R in the Real World

Deep Learning for Time Series Forecasting: Predicting Sunspot Frequency with Keras

Global Migration, animated with R


R in Organizations


Beeswarms instead of histograms

Visualizing the World Cup with R! Part 1: Recreating goals with ggsoccer and ggplot2

Upcoming Events in 3 Months

Events in 3 Months:

This week’s local R-User and applied stats events

More past events at R conferences & meetups.

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