RWeekly Podcast

Issue 27

Hello and welcome to the new issue of R Weekly!


Digested by R Weekly Members


An extensive tutorial of D3partitionR 0.2

Determine optimal cutpoints for numerical variables in survival plots

Popularity of Baby Names Since 1880

R in the Real World

Declining sea ice in the Arctic

International R

R in Organization

Videos and Podcasts


New Packages and Tools

  • RLightGBM - R interface to Light Gradient Boosting Machine library.

  • replyr - Convenience functions for working in R with tbl and dplyr.

  • ggforce - Announcing ggforce: Accelerating ggplot2.

  • ggstance - Horizontal ggplot2 components


Scientific Journal and Sci-Fi Themed Color Palettes for ggplot2

New Releases

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core.

  • getDLLRegisteredRoutines() now produces its warning correctly when multiple DLLs match.

Upcoming Events

  • rstudio::conf 2017 January 13 and 14, 2017
    The conference about all things R and RStudio.

Quote of the Week