Issue 30

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Forecast double seasonal time series with multiple linear regression in R


R in the Real World

I analyzed some world penis data - because why not

Seinfeld Characters - A Post About Nothing

  • OnePageR - A Survival Guide to Data Science with R.

International R

R in Organization

R in Academia

Videos and Podcasts


New Packages and Tools

  • gendeR - An utility to get gender from first names using API

  • xaringan - Presentation Ninja

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

  • slipper - Tidy and easy bootstrapping

  • bsselectR - Dropdown menus in R Markdown with bsselectR

  • nanotime - New package for Nanosecond Resolution Time for R.

  • visreg - Visualization of Regression Models

  • wishlist - A wishlist of idea from the ISC and community

  • widgetframe - Embed htmlwidgets in Responsive iframe.

  • thread - R Threads - Experimental Support.

  • otr - OTR allows you to have private conversations over by providing Encryption, Authentication, Deniability, and Perfect forward secrecy.

  • jshinyserver - jShiny Server is an alternative Shiny server.

New Releases

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core,

  • print.POSIXct() gets optional tz and usetz arguments, thanks to a report from Jennifer S. Lyon.

  • The internal methods of download.file() and url() now report if they are unable to follow the redirection of a http:// URL to a https:// URL (rather than failing silently).

  • dev.capture() using Quartz Cocoa device (macOS) returned invalid components if the back-end chose to use ARGB instead of RGBA image format. (Reported by Noam Ross.)

  • methods(f) now also works for f "(" or "{".

Upcoming Events

  • rstudio::conf 2017 January 12 and 14, 2017
    The conference about all things R and RStudio.

Quotes of the Week