R Weekly 2019-02 leafgl, purrr, timing, docker, vitae



R in Organizations


New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦


GitHub or Bitbucket

  • destatiscleanr - Imports and cleans data from official German statistical offices to jump-start the data analysis

  • pointdexter - Labels longitudinal and latitudinal coordinates located inside a polygon

Updated Packages

R Internationally


R Project Updates

Updates from R Core:

Upcoming Events in 3 Months

Events in 3 Months:

More past events at R conferences & meetups.

Call for Participation

  • Announcing the 1st Shiny Contest

  • Women’s Package Development Workshop - by R-Ladies Chicago and Forwards: Curious about package development, but not sure where to start? This workshop is for you! Run by R-Ladies Chicago, the goal of this workshop is to empower you to start contributing back to the R ecosystem with package development. Applications are now open! Deadline: 1/15/19 for out-of-town attendees, 2/2/19 for Chicago-based attendees.

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