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Twitter “Account Analysis” in R

| | R, Twitter
This past week @propublica linked to a really spiffy resource for getting an overview of a Twitter user’s profile and activity called accountanalysis. It has a beautiful interface that works as well ...
RSwitch 1.5.0 Release Now Also Corrals RStudio Server Connections

RSwitch 1.5.0 Release Now Also Corrals RStudio Server Connections

| | Apple, macos, R, SWIFT
RSwitch is a macOS menubar application that works on macOS 10.14+ and provides handy shortcuts for developing with R on macOS. Version 1.5.0 brings a reorganized menu system and the ability to ...
September 2019 Democratic Debates Added to {ggchicklet}

September 2019 Democratic Debates Added to {ggchicklet}

| | ggplot, R
The latest round of the 2020 Democratic debates is over and the data from all the 2019 editions of the debates have been added to {ggchicklet}. The structure of the debates2019 built-in ...
RSwitch 1.4.1 Released

RSwitch 1.4.1 Released

| | Apple, macos, R
A minor update to RSwitch has been released. Apart from some internal code reorganization there are three user-facing changes. First, RSwitch is now notarized! That means you won’t get a notice about ...
RSwitch 1.4.0 Released

RSwitch 1.4.0 Released

| | Apple, macos, R
Swift 5 has been so much fun to hack on that there’s a new update to macOS R-focused mebubar utility RSwitch available. Along with the app comes a new dedicated RSwitch landing ...
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Polyglot FizzBuzz in R (Plus: “Why Can’t Johnny Code?”)

| | C++, Javascript, python, R
I caught this post on the The Surprising Number Of Programmers Who Can’t Program from the Hacker News RSS feed. Said post links to another, classic post on the same subject and ...
Quick Hit: A new 64-bit Swift 5 RSwitch App

Quick Hit: A new 64-bit Swift 5 RSwitch App

| | Apple, macos, R, SWIFT
At the bottom of the R for macOS Developer’s Page there’s mention of an “other binary” called “RSwitch” that is “a small GUI that allows you to switch between R versions quickly ...
Two New Testing-themed Addins + One New and One Updated CRAN Package

Two New Testing-themed Addins + One New and One Updated CRAN Package

| | R
It’s been yet-another weirdly busy summer but I’m finally catching up on noting some recent-ish developments in the blog. First up is a full rewrite of the {wand} pacakge which still uses ...
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Quick Hit: A Different (Diminutive) Look At Distributions With {ggeconodist}

| | R
Despite being a full-on denizen of all things digital I receive a fair number of dead-tree print magazines as there’s nothing quite like seeing an amazing, large, full-color print data-driven visualization up ...
nytimes chicklet chart for debate day 1

Make Refreshing Segmented Column Charts with {ggchicklet}

| | ggplot, R
The first U.S. Democratic debates of the 2020 election season were held over two nights this past week due to the daft number of candidates running for POTUS. The spiffy @NYTgraphics folks ...
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