R Weekly 2020-27 PhD Defenses, Lesser-known Packages, eRum 2020

Release Date: 2020-07-06

This week’s release was curated by Robert Hickman, with help from the RWeekly team members and contributors.



R in the Real World

R in Organizations

R in Academia


bayesian takes on Dr Silge's analysis

New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦


GitHub or Bitbucket

  • nhlapi shot chart

{nhlapi}: Exploring and plotting positional ice hockey data

Updated Packages

Videos and Podcasts


  • Goldsberry-style NBA Shot Charts

A short blog post / tutorial on how to make Goldsberry-style NBA Shot Charts in R

A bootstrap example on how to create a paid data science app (DSaaS) with Shiny, Paddle, Firebase and Cloud Functions

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