Using Leonardo SVG Palettes in R

Using Leonardo SVG Palettes in R

| | R
In today’s newsletter Leonardo, an open source project and free online too from Adobe that lets you make great and accessible color palettes for use in UX/UI design and data visualizations! You ...

Rusty HTML Minifying In R with {rextendr}

| | R, rust
In my M-F newsletter today I mentioned an awesome Rust-based HTML/JS/CSS minifier library that also include batteries for a few other languages. There was no R port, so I made one using ...

Keeping Those SSH Keys Safe

| | R
I came across a neat site that uses a Golang wasm function called from javascript on the page to help you see if your GitHub public SSH keys are “safe”. What does ...
full capabilities ESC/POS printing

Update On ESC/POS Package Work

| | R
The morning before work was super productive and there is a nigh-complete DSL for ESC/POS commands along with the ability to just print {ggplot2}/{grid} object. I changed the package name to {escpos} ...
ggplot receipt

Turning {ggplot2} Into a PoS (Point-of-Sale) System

| | R
At the end of March, I caught a fleeting tweet that showcased an Epson thermal receipt printer generating a new “ticket” whenever a new GitHub issue was filed on a repository. @aschmelyun ...
NYT Chart on Covid Deaths

Starting 2022 Off With A Fairly Complex {ggplot2} Recreation Plot

| | ggplot, R
The New York Times had a [tragic] story on Covid deaths today and one of their plots really stuck with me for how well it told that part of the story. NOTE: ...

2021 Advent of Code Day 02 “Don’t Try This At Home” Edition

| | advent of code, R
The Moderna booster level drained me all day on Dec 1 and did what jab two did during the overnight period (achy enough to wake me up and not get back to ...
#30DayMapChallenge 2021 Day 2: Lines

#30DayMapChallenge 2021 Day 2: Lines

| | 30DayMapChallenge, GIS, R
The 30-Day Map Challenge is on again, and I’m hoping to be able to scrounge some time to get an entry for each day. Day 2 is lines (Day 1 was posted ...
Some Covid Donuts To End The Week

Some Covid Donuts To End The Week

| | R
Vox grabbed some data from the Kaiser Family Foundation and did a story a few days ago on it, then posted a different visualization of it that attracted some attention: I’m a ...

Acoustic: Solving a CyberDefenders PCAP SIP/RTP Challenge with R, Zeek, tshark (& friends)

Hot on the heels of the previous CyberDefenders Challenge Solution comes this noisy installment which solves their Acoustic challenge. You can find the source Rmd on GitHub, but I’m also testing the ...