R Weekly 2018-38
R in Organizations
A recap of CDSB 2018 - The start of a community of R/Bioconductor developers in Latin America and Mexico with a focus in bioinformatics
R in the Real World
Interface to ‘sigma.js’ graph visualization library - Including animations, plugins and shiny proxies. Also allows for dynamic visualisations and triggers (buttons) in static documents
gganatogram - Create anatograms using ggplot2
digest 0.6.17 - creates hash digests of arbitrary R objects
wrapr 1.6.2 - Wrap R Tools for Debugging and Parametric Programming
AsioHeaders 1.12.1-1 - cross-platform C++ library for network and low-level I/O programming
Videos and Podcasts
R Project Updates
Updates from R Core:
Buffering is disabled for
file()connections to irregular files (like sockets), as well as
pipe()connections. Fixes PR#17470, reported by Chris Culnane.
Analogously, the tools-internal function called from
R CMD checkgets a
warnOption = 1argument and uses the larger of that and
getOption("warn"), also allowing to be run with increased warning level.
getOption()is more efficient notably for the rare case when called with two arguments, from several contributors in PR#17394.
vignetteDepends()has been deprecated (it called a function deprecated since Feb 2016), partly replaced by newly exported
Experimentally, setting environment variable
_R_CHECK_LENGTH_1_LOGIC2_will lead to warnings (or errors if the variable is set to a
||encounter and use arguments of length more than one.
"chars"coordinate systems to
NAMESPACEcan now also be used to perform delayed S3 method registration.
Upcoming Events in 3 Months
Events in 3 Months:
More past events at R conferences & meetups.
Call for Participation
Quotes of the Week
A massive thanks to everyone to donated to support the Ihaka lecture series: https://t.co/nkyr8rSsrP — in total we raised just over $63,000!! I am so proud to part of such a wonderful community #rstats— Hadley Wickham (@hadleywickham) September 14, 2018