R Weekly 2018-8 Environments, Diversity, Tidy Evaluation


R in the Real World

Using Flexdashboards to Monitor Clinical Research

Map prisons in the United States

New York Times op-ed columnists


R in Organizations

New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦



GitHub only

  • ghentr - tools to make it easier for you to build and share a private package-ecosystem using your instance of GitHub Enterprise [pkgdown site]

Package Releases

  • future 1.7.0 - Unified Parallel and Distributed Processing in R for Everyone - now with even less friction and more power to the end user and the developer. … and future_lapply() has moved to the future.apply package.

  • matrixStats 0.53.1 - Functions that Apply to Rows and Columns of Matrices (and to Vectors)

  • BH 1.66.0-1 - provides a sizeable portion of the Boost C++ libraries as a set of template headers for R

  • tidygraph 1.1 - A Tidy API for Graph Manipulation

Videos and Podcasts

R Internationally


ggplot2 features for visualizing the NHANES data

The relationship between sociodemographic

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core:

  • Finalizers are now run with interrupts suspended.

Upcoming Events

More past events at R conferences & meetups.


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Quotes of the Week