R Weekly 2020-42 Climate animation, NNMF in soccer, and Raspberry Pi with R

Release Date: 2020-10-19

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



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  • {giscoR} 0.1.0: Download Geospatial Data from GISCO - Eurostat on several resolutions and projections.

{giscoR} 0.1.0

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  • {flipdownr} 0.1.0: Create a Countdown object within your RMarkdown documents and Shiny application.

  • {terrainr}: Retrieve Data from the ‘USGS’ National Map and Transform it for ‘3D’ Landscape Visualizations.

  • {typed}: Experiment on static typing in R.

  • {reactor}: Unit testing for shiny reactivity.

  • {geomlime}: Provides a bloody geom_lime() function for ggplot because of all the zarking times I frakking type geom_lime() instead of geom_line().

  • {rockthemes}: This is a collection of colour palettes based on classic rock album covers.

  • {flipdownr}: Create a CountDown in Rmarkdown Documents and Shiny Apps.

  • {tidyCpp} 0.0.1: Tidy C++ wrapping of the C API for R.

  • {purler}: fast run-length encoding with data.frame output.

  • {Manu}: This function returns colour palettes derived from birds native to New Zealand.

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### Quotes of the Week

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">late night <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#tidytuesday</a> submission..i just couldn&#39;t wrap my head around the fact that indeed, those points really &quot;end up&quot; with the same mean and standard deviation. so i plotted it to convince myself. :) <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#rstats</a> <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#ggplot</a> <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Frie (@ameisen_strasse) <a href="">October 13, 2020</a></blockquote> <script async src="" charset="utf-8"></script> 
  <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is cool <a href=";ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#rstats</a>! str_replace() takes a `pattern` to find in text and a `replacement` that it puts in place of the found text. But give `replacement` a function and str_replace() applies the function to each match!<br><br>Ex: turn &quot;1/2&quot; into a decimal by evaluating -&gt; &quot;0.5&quot; <a href=""></a></p>&mdash; Garrick Aden-Buie (@grrrck) <a href="">October 17, 2020</a></blockquote> <script async src="" charset="utf-8"></script>