R Weekly 2021-W45 Coordinates from fictional maps, custom point shapes, moving branches

This week’s release was curated by Miles McBain, with help from the R Weekly team members and contributors.



A map of the Pokemon trail.

R in the Real World

The Divided Kingdom: the UKs North-South divide is the most unequal in the developed world

A choropleth showing incomes relative to national average.


Swirl-Tidy: A series of swirl lessons on how to use packages in {tidyverse}.

Apache Arrow R cookbook

New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦



GitHub or Bitbucket

  • pyramidi: Read & write midi data to / from data frames

MIDI note sequences plotted in ggplot2.

  • ggbenjamini: Generate benjamini leaves with bezier curves

A branch of generated leaves, each of varying size and shape.

Updated Packages

Videos and Podcasts


An animation of spatially clustered crossvalidation folds.

An animation of spatially clustered crossvalidation folds.

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core:

Upcoming Events in 3 Months

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Quotes of the Week