R Weekly Highlights

R Weekly Highlights



The R Weekly podcast offers a quick description of the latest highlighted stories and other stories from the latest R Weekly issue, as curated by the R Weekly team and R community.


Rewind 10 seconds
1X
Skip 30 seconds ahead
0:00/0:00

Listen in your favorite app:



More options
Click to copy to clipboard

Here are shows you might like

See show recommendations
LINUX Unplugged
Jupiter Broadcasting

Episodes

Issue 2024-W20 Highlights - E165

An aesthetically-pleasing journey through the history of R, another demonstration of DuckDB's power with analytics, and how webR with shinylive brings new learning life to the Pharmaverse TLG gallery. Episode Links This week's curator: Sam Parmar - @[email protected] (Mastodon) & @parmsam_ (X/Twitter) The Aesthetics Wiki - an R Addendum R…

An aesthetically-pleasing journey through the history of R, another demonstration of DuckDB's power…

15 May 2024 | 00:49:15


Issue 2024-W19 Highlights - E164

Our take on the important conversations spurred by the recent R deserialization CVE, how simulations may save you from cracking open that probability textbook, and recapping the exciting 2024 Shiny Conference. Episode Links This week's curator: Colin Fay - @[email protected] & [@ColinFay]](https://twitter.com/ColinFay) (X/Twitter) Everything…

Our take on the important conversations spurred by the recent R deserialization CVE, how simulations…

08 May 2024 | 00:49:06


Issue 2024-W18 Highlights - E163

Why R 4.4.0 may reduce your trips to a certain kind of stack overflow, a call to update your favorite Shiny application code snippets, and how the steller ASTHOS Profile Shiny dashboard has your hosts blown away and fighting the urge to refactor their applications UIs! Episode Links This week's curator: Eric Nantz: @[email protected]

Why R 4.4.0 may reduce your trips to a certain kind of stack overflow, a call to update your…

01 May 2024 | 00:36:55


Issue 2024-W17 Highlights - E162

Bringing interactivity to a staple graphical display in the genomics space, how one team is taking the box approach to sharing and developing modular R code, and a set of intriguing benchmarks with the newly-releaed duckplyr that have your hosts thinking of many possibilities. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Carroll -…

Bringing interactivity to a staple graphical display in the genomics space, how one team is taking…

24 April 2024 | 00:38:50


Issue 2024-W16 Highlights - E161

Another way to hop on LLM train with the chattr package, a clever use of defensive programming to get to those warnings in your tests faster, and a major milestone for the R-Hub project. Episode Links This week's curator: Tony Elhabr - @[email protected] (Mastodon) & @TonyElHabr (X/Twitter) Chat with AI in RStudio Test warnings faster R-hub…

Another way to hop on LLM train with the chattr package, a clever use of defensive programming to…

16 April 2024 | 00:36:02


Issue 2024-W15 Highlights - E160

The Nix and R train rolls on with automated caching, a collection of big improvements landing in webR, and how hand-crafted visualizations bring fundamental dplyr grouping operations to life. Episode Links This week’s curator: Jon Calder (@jonmcalder) (X/Twitter) Reproducible data science with Nix, part 11 – build and cache binaries with Github…

The Nix and R train rolls on with automated caching, a collection of big improvements landing in…

10 April 2024 | 00:51:16


Issue 2024-W14 Highlights - E159

Taking the tradition of spring cleaning your R session to a nefarious direction, how a little R and automation crafted together helps with bill payments, and the tried-and-true method of simulation in action to investigate time-to-event inference statistics. Episode Links This week’s curator: Ryo Nakagawara - @R_by_Ryo) (X/Twitter) &…

Taking the tradition of spring cleaning your R session to a nefarious direction, how a little R and…

03 April 2024 | 00:41:05


Issue 2024-W13 Highlights

How a recent pivot in one of the most popular testing frameworks in R unlocks mocking once again, bringing robust grammar checks to your R development environment with rspell, and flex your Shiny and HTML design muscles with flexbox. Episode Links This week's curator: Batool Almarzouq - @batool664 (https://twitter.com/batool664) (X/Twitter) Update…

How a recent pivot in one of the most popular testing frameworks in R unlocks mocking once again,…

27 March 2024 | 00:39:00


Issue 2024-W12 Highlights

An honest take on common patterns and anti-patterns for re-use of data analyses that hit a bit too close to home for your hosts, a cautionary tale of garbage online references pretending to be authentic material, and a new (human-created) cheat sheet with terrific best practices taking front and center. Episode Links This week's curator: Sam Parmar…

An honest take on common patterns and anti-patterns for re-use of data analyses that hit a bit too…

20 March 2024 | 00:46:44


Issue 2024-W11 Highlights

A collection of tips for spreading the good word about your awesome R package, how spring cleaning a package codebase doesn't have to be a dreadful experience thanks to usethis, and the culmination of a learning journey to bootstrap node JS projects powered by webR. Episode Links This week's curator: Colin Fay -…

A collection of tips for spreading the good word about your awesome R package, how spring cleaning a…

13 March 2024 | 00:48:33


Issue 2024-W10 Highlights

How an attempt to solve a clever programming exercise led to a new patch to the R language itself, a review of the enlightening results for the recent data.table community survey, and creating a Doom map in R, because why not? Episode Links This week's curator: Eric Nantz - @theRcast (https://twitter.com/theRcast) (Twitter) &…

How an attempt to solve a clever programming exercise led to a new patch to the R language itself, a…

06 March 2024 | 00:46:41


Issue 2024-W09 Highlights

Flipping a Hello World function on its head, assorted improvements landing in ggplot2 3.5.0, and why authoring beautiful code is so worth it. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Carroll - @carroll_jono (https://twitter.com/carroll_jono) (Twitter) & @[email protected] (https://fosstodon.org/@jonocarroll) (Mastodon) HelloWorld(“print”)…

Flipping a Hello World function on its head, assorted improvements landing in ggplot2 3.5.0, and why…

28 February 2024 | 00:46:08


Issue 2024-W08 Highlights

Putting those bike pedals to work with a comprehensive exploratory data analysis, navigating through a near-inferno of namespace and dependency issues in package development, and how you can ensure bragging rights during your next play of Guess My Name using decision trees. Episode Links This week's curator: Tony Elhabr - @TonyElHabr…

Putting those bike pedals to work with a comprehensive exploratory data analysis, navigating through…

21 February 2024 | 00:47:17


Issue 2024-W07 Highlights

A few great tips for ensuring your R package doesn't "talk too much" (within reason), shrinking down the size of your images with a new API directly available in a new package, and the first opportunity in 2024 for submitting your proposals for R Consortium projects is on the horizon. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Calder (@jonmcalder…

A few great tips for ensuring your R package doesn't "talk too much" (within reason), shrinking down…

14 February 2024 | 00:34:50


Issue 2024-W06 Highlights

Key learnings from learners in recent R workshops, advice on navigating thorny package installation issues within renv, and a showdown of how the parquet and RDS formats perform with large data sets. Episode Links This week's curator: Ryo Nakagawara - @RbyRyo (https://twitter.com/R_by_Ryo)) (Twitter) & @[email protected]

Key learnings from learners in recent R workshops, advice on navigating thorny package installation…

07 February 2024 | 00:44:34


Issue 2024-W05 Highlights

The R-Weekly Highlights podcast has crossed another milestone with episode 150! In this episode we cover a terrific collection of development nuggets of wisdom revealed in a recent package review livestream, and how a feature flying under the radar from Git can facilitate investigations of multiple package versions. Episode Links This week's…

The R-Weekly Highlights podcast has crossed another milestone with episode 150! In this episode we…

31 January 2024 | 00:23:40


Issue 2024-W04 Highlights

How the babeldown package enables low-friction updates to living documents, uncovering innovative functions all within the base R installation, and supercharging a static Quarto dashboard with interactive tables and visualizations. Episode Links This week's curator: Sam Parmar - @parmsam_ (https://twitter.com/parmsam_) (Twitter) &…

How the babeldown package enables low-friction updates to living documents, uncovering innovative…

24 January 2024 | 00:43:57


Issue 2024-W03 Highlights

A tour of how the httr2 package streamlines API processing in R, five must-have ggplot2 extension packages for your next visualization, and the Appsilon Shiny Conf 2024 is shaping up to be the biggest yet for all things Shiny. Episode Links This week's curator: Colin Fay - [@ColinFay]](https://twitter.com/ColinFay) (Twitter) How to work with APIs…

A tour of how the httr2 package streamlines API processing in R, five must-have ggplot2 extension…

17 January 2024 | 00:44:41


Issue 2024-W02 Highlights

We kick off 2024 with a jam-packed episode! Learn four ways to streamline your R workflows, a proposal for a new pipe assignment operator in base R, and our raw responses to a surprising turn of events affecting one of the most influential members of the R community. Episode Links This week's curator: Eric Nantz - @theRcast…

We kick off 2024 with a jam-packed episode! Learn four ways to streamline your R workflows, a…

10 January 2024 | 00:59:10


Issue 2023-W50 Highlights

A data-driven investigation to the association of early birthdays and hockey players, one of the most-requested feature requests is coming to the next version of Quarto, and just why in the world does the View() function start with V? Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Calder (@jonmcalder (https://twitter.com/jonmcalder)) (Twitter) Are Birth…

A data-driven investigation to the association of early birthdays and hockey players, one of the…

13 December 2023 | 00:43:41


Issue 2023-W49 Highlights

A timely collection of tips and tricks in adopting the cli package for your R package interfaces, how the deposits package addresses an all-to-familiar problem of sharing research data, and an encore of creating your own RStats-wrapped of your most used R functions. Episode Links This week's curator: Batool Almarzouq - @batool664…

A timely collection of tips and tricks in adopting the cli package for your R package interfaces,…

06 December 2023 | 00:36:36


Issue 2023-W48 Highlights

A glimpse of refactoring functional R code to object-oriented programming with R6, using benchmarking as another input to adopting package dependencies, and building a high-performance CSV reader by combining R and Rust. Episode Links This week's curator: Tony Elhabr - @TonyElHabr (https://twitter.com/TonyElHabr) (Twitter) &…

A glimpse of refactoring functional R code to object-oriented programming with R6, using…

30 November 2023 | 00:50:34


Issue 2023-W45 Highlights

From the "is there anything R cannot do" department comes QR code scanning, a tidy time series analysis on a major problem in the roads of Pittsburgh, and rolling up your sleeves with custom ggplot2 tricks to enhance a spatial visualization. Episode Links This week's curator: Colin Fay - [@ColinFay]](https://twitter.com/ColinFay) (Twitter) Scanning…

From the "is there anything R cannot do" department comes QR code scanning, a tidy time series…

11 November 2023 | 00:43:06


Issue 2023-W44 Highlights

A collection of post-workshop answers for the R/Pharma introduction to tidymodels workshop, the Shiny UI Editor takes a huge step out of the alpha stage, and a unique approach to Shiny modules with the new component package. Episode Links This week's curator: Eric Nantz - @theRcast (https://twitter.com/theRcast) (Twitter) &…

A collection of post-workshop answers for the R/Pharma introduction to tidymodels workshop, the…

01 November 2023 | 00:44:07


Issue 2023-W42 Highlights

Another collection of package testing workflow nuggets you can make great use of today, the definitive guide to effective use of logging in Shiny applications from the recent Shiny in Production conference, and a cautionary tale of the potential impact of default function arguments in your downstream analytical pipelines. Episode Links This week's…

Another collection of package testing workflow nuggets you can make great use of today, the…

18 October 2023 | 00:50:14


Issue 2023-W41 Highlights

How the {potools} package jump-starts your R package translations, the most-upvoted feature request lands in the RStudio IDE with GitHub Copilot integration, and a reflective post on the multiple paths to reproducible data science workflows in R. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Calder (@jonmcalder (https://twitter.com/jonmcalder))…

How the {potools} package jump-starts your R package translations, the most-upvoted feature request…

11 October 2023 | 00:53:53


Issue 2023-W40 Highlights

A new contender for speedy fuzzy joins of data frames enough to make Sonic jealous, a novel use of ggplot2 for creating a map that could have come from a vintage typewriter, and the immense progress of detecting R package system dependencies. Episode Links This week's curator: Ryo Nakagawara - @RbyRyo (https://twitter.com/R_by_Ryo)) (Twitter) &…

A new contender for speedy fuzzy joins of data frames enough to make Sonic jealous, a novel use of…

05 October 2023 | 00:42:53


Issue 2023-W39 Highlights

Reflections on the amazing posit::conf(2023), a new framework that'll have you snap into HTML slides, the Nix reproducible data science train powers forward into CI/CD territory, and leveraging parallel processing in spatial data prediction. Episode Links This week's curator: Batool Almarzouq - @batool664 (https://twitter.com/batool664)…

Reflections on the amazing posit::conf(2023), a new framework that'll have you snap into HTML…

27 September 2023 | 00:39:21


Issue 2023-W37 Highlights

Another adventure with incorporating R packages into a WebR application, annotating your fancy equations in a Quarto PDF document, and unleasing a Bayesian model on UFO sightings data. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Carroll - @carroll_jono (https://twitter.com/carroll_jono) (Twitter) & @[email protected]

Another adventure with incorporating R packages into a WebR application, annotating your fancy…

13 September 2023 | 00:37:43


Issue 2023-W36 Highlights

A batch of R functions to level-up your development tasks, revisting a classic R inferno on object allocation, and a call for proposals to take R's infrastructure to new heights. Episode Links This week's curator: Colin Fay - @_ColinFay (https://twitter.com/_ColinFay) (Twitter) Three (four?) R functions I enjoyed this week…

A batch of R functions to level-up your development tasks, revisting a classic R inferno on object…

07 September 2023 | 00:38:35


Issue 2023-W35 Highlights

The next generation of object-oriented programming in R arrives on CRAN, a novel use of R to automate R scripts and documents for Tidy Tuesday analyses, and a terrific presentation de-mystifying the world of web APIs in R. Episode Links This week's curator: Eric Nantz - @theRcast (https://twitter.com/theRcast) (Twitter) &…

The next generation of object-oriented programming in R arrives on CRAN, a novel use of R to…

01 September 2023 | 00:40:00


Issue 2023-W34 Highlights

A few key practices for data preprocessing leveraging the tidyverse, more amazing wins with open source to process high-dimensional USDA geospatial data sets, and an infinitely fascinating look at how recursion and infinite data structures can be used in your R adventures. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Carroll - @carroll_jono…

A few key practices for data preprocessing leveraging the tidyverse, more amazing wins with open…

23 August 2023 | 00:42:29


Issue 2023-W33 Highlights

Another excellent use case of Nix for solving R package installation woes, a practical dev journey of wrapping C code in an R package, and a guide for using the new refugees R package from UNHCR. Episode Links This week's curator: Ryo Nakagawara - @RbyRyo (https://twitter.com/R_by_Ryo)) (Twitter) & @[email protected]

Another excellent use case of Nix for solving R package installation woes, a practical dev journey…

16 August 2023 | 00:40:20


Issue 2023-W32 Highlights

How a novel blend of automation and the YouTube API formed a new R-Ladies meetup recording dashboard built entirely with R, the momentum of webR continues with a fantastic guide to create a serverless Shiny app, and a new challenger in the world of high-performance data manipulation libraries arrives. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Calder…

How a novel blend of automation and the YouTube API formed a new R-Ladies meetup recording dashboard…

09 August 2023 | 00:43:29


Issue 2023-W31 Highlights

Reducing usage of for loops with the reduce function from purrr, filling spatial maps with density gradients to account for overplotting, and a fun way to add attribution to your fancy ggplots. Episode Links This week's curator: Tony Elhabr - @TonyElHabr (https://twitter.com/TonyElHabr) (Twitter) & @[email protected]

Reducing usage of for loops with the reduce function from purrr, filling spatial maps with density…

03 August 2023 | 00:38:36


Issue 2023-W30 Highlights

How consistent formatting and styling is valuable technique for debugging, a visual tour-de-force of jazzing up your ggplots with the amazing ecosystem of extension packages, and why a little investment in learning HTML and CSS is worth your time as an R programmer. Episode Links This week's curator: Batool Almarzouq - @batool664…

How consistent formatting and styling is valuable technique for debugging, a visual tour-de-force of…

26 July 2023 | 00:37:31


Issue 2023-W29 Highlights

The second edition of the highly-regarded R for Data Science arrives with substantial updates, an adventure with "A Programming Language" that brings new perspectives to functional programming approaches, and a new take on reproducibility in data science combining R with the Nix packaging system. Episode Links This week's curator: Eric Nantz -…

The second edition of the highly-regarded R for Data Science arrives with substantial updates, an…

19 July 2023 | 00:46:37


Issue 2023-W26 Highlights

Releasing an Word document table into the land of markdown, a practical overview of sharing your machine learning model with others, and taking local control of checking the builds of your package across computing architectures. Episode Links This week's curator: Colin Fay - [@ColinFay]](https://twitter.com/ColinFay) (Twitter) Convert a Word table…

Releasing an Word document table into the land of markdown, a practical overview of sharing your…

28 June 2023 | 00:33:57


Issue 2023-W25 Highlights

Uncovering powerful use cases of the slice() function in the tidyverse, a batch of new features and fixes for column labeling in gt 0.9.0, and a fun journey with tidymodels and visualizations on just how much the Reverend Thomas Bayes may have earned from his own home (probably). Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Carroll - @carroll_jono…

Uncovering powerful use cases of the slice() function in the tidyverse, a batch of new features and…

21 June 2023 | 00:36:10


Issue 2023-W24 Highlights

A batch of useful patterns for your next R project, the highly-anticipated dashboard components of {bslib} have arrived, and creating circle-based charts with customization using {ggtricks}. Episode Links This week's curator: Tony Elhabr - @TonyElHabr (https://twitter.com/TonyElHabr) (Twitter) & @[email protected]

A batch of useful patterns for your next R project, the highly-anticipated dashboard components of…

14 June 2023 | 00:43:22


Issue 2023-W23 Highlights

Another terrific illustration of open-source collaboration in the latest updates to gptstudio, and a comprehensive journey of web scraping in R to bring much-needed automation to a practical research problem. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Calder (@jonmcalder (https://twitter.com/jonmcalder)) (Twitter) On updating a chat assistant app for…

Another terrific illustration of open-source collaboration in the latest updates to gptstudio, and a…

06 June 2023 | 00:37:53


Issue 2023-W22 Highlights

Another gem in the functional programming toolkit with partial functions, simplifying R package creation using fusen, and a creative visualization of worldwide parliament representation. Episode Links This week's curator: Ryo Nakagawara - @RbyRyo (https://twitter.com/R_by_Ryo)) (Twitter) & @[email protected] (https://mstdn.social/@R_by_Ryo)…

Another gem in the functional programming toolkit with partial functions, simplifying R package…

01 June 2023 | 00:38:38


Issue 2023-W21 Highlights

A must-have resource to get you primed for testing R packages interfacing with the web, how ggblend taps into new compositing functionality for clearer plots, and how R stacks up with Excel in handling dates. Episode Links This week's curator: Batool Almarzouq - @batool664 (https://twitter.com/batool664) (Twitter) Better Understanding Your Tools…

A must-have resource to get you primed for testing R packages interfacing with the web, how ggblend…

25 May 2023 | 00:39:06


Issue 2023-W20 Highlights

Introducing the new ggflowchart package, how a dockerized development environment is another win for reproducibility, and our take on Colin Fay's keynote from the Appsilon Shiny Conference. Episode Links This week's curator: Sam Parmar - @parmsam_ (https://twitter.com/parmsam_) (Twitter) & @[email protected] (https://fosstodon.org/@parmsam)…

Introducing the new ggflowchart package, how a dockerized development environment is another win for…

17 May 2023 | 00:41:04


Issue 2023-W18 Highlights

Why effective code reviews can bring many benefits to data science teams, the origin story of the sketch package to transpile R code to JavaScript, and a primer on error handling in both R and Python. Episode Links This week's curator: Colin Fay - @_ColinFay (https://twitter.com/_ColinFay) (Twitter) Pull Requests, Code Review, and The Art of…

Why effective code reviews can bring many benefits to data science teams, the origin story of the…

03 May 2023 | 00:39:40


Issue 2023-W17 Highlights

A few strict checks offered in R 4.3.0, measuring and writing performant code in the Tidyverse, and a please for indenting your code with (more) spaces. Episode Links This week's curator: Eric Nantz - @theRcast (https://twitter.com/theRcast) (Twitter) & @[email protected] (https://podcastindex.social/@rpodcast) (Mastodon) What's new in R…

A few strict checks offered in R 4.3.0, measuring and writing performant code in the Tidyverse, and…

26 April 2023 | 00:42:34


Issue 2023-W16 Highlights

Using development containers to bootstrap a reproducible R and Quarto environment, a comprehensive approach to extending the data frame class, and plotting your own universe of labels with ggsolar. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Carroll - @carroll_jono (https://twitter.com/carroll_jono) (Twitter) & @[email protected]

Using development containers to bootstrap a reproducible R and Quarto environment, a comprehensive…

19 April 2023 | 00:42:25


Issue 2023-W15 Highlights

A data-driven look at package loading annotations in R scripts, a fit-for-purpose package that makes a large contribution to the global R ecosystem, and a collection of amazing showcases of webR in action that is paving the way for continued innovation. Episode Links This week's curator: Tony Elhabr - @TonyElHabr (https://twitter.com/TonyElHabr)…

A data-driven look at package loading annotations in R scripts, a fit-for-purpose package that makes…

12 April 2023 | 00:47:02


Issue 2023-W14 Highlights

Ten unique ways to create your own Web APIs in R, and how you can import local and remote data files in CSV and (yes) Excel formats with a selection of innovative R packages. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Calder (@jonmcalder (https://twitter.com/jonmcalder)) (Twitter) Hello world examples with 10 different R web API frameworks…

Ten unique ways to create your own Web APIs in R, and how you can import local and remote data files…

07 April 2023 | 00:28:37


Issue 2023-W13 Highlights

A new perspective on the value of base R functions, enhancing the capabilities of gpttools with vector databases, and three ways you can add alt text to your R-based visualizations. Episode Links This week's curator: Ryo Nakagawara - @RbyRyo (https://twitter.com/R_by_Ryo) (Twitter) & @[email protected] (https://mstdn.social/@R_by_Ryo)…

A new perspective on the value of base R functions, enhancing the capabilities of gpttools with…

29 March 2023 | 00:34:31


Issue 2023-W11 Highlights

The future of running R in your web browser is here with webR 0.1, a demonstration of integrating Quarto and webR with immense potential in the space of reproducible analysis, and two fundamental techniques from the world of software development tailored to non-programmers. Episode Links This week's curator: Sam Parmar - @parmsam_…

The future of running R in your web browser is here with webR 0.1, a demonstration of integrating…

15 March 2023 | 00:36:45


Issue 2023-W10 Highlights

A episode full of discovery in this week's edition of R-Weekly Highlights! How you can parse your own R code with parse and getParseData, a closer look at the search capabilities in R-Universe, and a look back at the key milestones in the history of the R language. Episode Links This week's curators: Kellly Bodwin - @KellyBodwin…

A episode full of discovery in this week's edition of R-Weekly Highlights! How you can parse your…

11 March 2023 | 00:34:43


Issue 2023-W09 Highlights

How to easily create interactive versions of your favorite ggplots with ggiraph, bringing AutoML to R with forester, and a head-to-head comparison of R and Excel for common data wrangling and summaries. Episode Links This week's curator: Colin Fay - [@ColinFay]](https://twitter.com/ColinFay) (Twitter) Creating interactive visualizations with…

How to easily create interactive versions of your favorite ggplots with ggiraph, bringing AutoML to…

01 March 2023 | 00:36:11


Issue 2023-W08 Highlights

The current state and future of {rtweet}, bringing the best of testing and CI/CD in a statistical package, and navigating through a Shiny maze (literally). Episode Links This week's curator: Eric Nantz - @theRcast (https://twitter.com/theRcast) (Twitter) & @[email protected] (https://podcastindex.social/@rpodcast) (Mastodon) rtweet…

The current state and future of {rtweet}, bringing the best of testing and CI/CD in a statistical…

22 February 2023 | 00:37:50


Issue 2023-W07 Highlights

A glimpse into the day-to-day of maintaining an R package, exploring gender effects in art history data with the power of resampling, and a huge win for accessible SVG plots with R-Markdown. Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Carroll - @carroll_jono (https://twitter.com/carroll_jono) (Twitter) & @[email protected]

A glimpse into the day-to-day of maintaining an R package, exploring gender effects in art history…

15 February 2023 | 00:38:29


Issue 2023-W06 Highlights

Just how far back can we turn back time with an R installation, many enhancements to joining data sets in dplyr 1.1.0, and a retrospective on the 2022 thirty-day map challenge. Episode Links This week's curator: Tony Elhabr - @TonyElHabr (https://twitter.com/TonyElHabr) (Twitter) & @[email protected]

Just how far back can we turn back time with an R installation, many enhancements to joining data…

08 February 2023 | 00:34:57


Issue 2023-W05 Highlights

How you can make R package testing a little easier with switches, how the combination of group processing and compute resources can level up geospatial data processing, and a few quick wins to improve the responsiveness of your Shiny apps that got your podcast hosts to think hard about previous design choices! Episode Links This week's curator: Jon…

How you can make R package testing a little easier with switches, how the combination of group…

01 February 2023 | 00:37:27


Issue 2023-W03 Highlights

A large helping of football data for your analytics with the englishfootball package, building a Shiny application with both R and python, and a first look at upcoming conferences this year. Episode Links This week's curator: Ryo Nakagawara - @RbyRyo (https://twitter.com/R_by_Ryo)) (Twitter) & @[email protected] (https://mstdn.social/@R_by_Ryo)…

A large helping of football data for your analytics with the englishfootball package, building a…

25 January 2023 | 00:31:12


Issue 2023-W02 Highlights

A glimpse into the world of end-to-end Shiny app testing with shinytest2, and an important look at the spectrum of reproducibility within R using container technology and services. Episode Links This week's curator: Batool Almarzouq - @batool664 (https://twitter.com/batool664) (Twitter) End-to-end testing with shinytest2 Part 2…

A glimpse into the world of end-to-end Shiny app testing with shinytest2, and an important look at…

19 January 2023 | 00:34:05


Issue 2023-W01 Highlights

A big progress updates in the latest {knitr} development release (literally), how the {litr} package enables literate programming development for R packages, and how you can translate Morse code directly in R with the {remorse} package! Episode Links This week's curator: Sam Parmar - @parmsam_ (https://twitter.com/parmsam_) (Twitter) &…

A big progress updates in the latest {knitr} development release (literally), how the {litr} package…

11 January 2023 | 00:29:03


Issue 2022-W52 Highlights

Our first episode of 2023 covers the brand-new gpttools package to called chatGPT directly in R, a wholistic look at MLOps with the latest tidymodels tooling, and a spotlight on the lesser-known quantile regression. Plus listener feedback and much more! Episode Links This week's curator: Kelly Bodwin (@KellyBodwin…

Our first episode of 2023 covers the brand-new gpttools package to called chatGPT directly in R, a…

06 January 2023 | 00:49:32


Issue 2022-W50 Highlights

Data munging and visualization of your Twitter archive with R, a successful Shiny app submission to the FDA, and scoring Rock Paper Scissors. Episode Links This week's curator: Eric Nantz - @theRcast (https://twitter.com/theRcast) (Twitter) & @[email protected] (https://podcastindex.social/@rpodcast) (Mastodon) Read and Visualize your…

Data munging and visualization of your Twitter archive with R, a successful Shiny app submission to…

14 December 2022 | 00:35:11


Issue 2022-W49 Highlights

Big new features coming in {dplyr} 1.1.0, how you can make your own #rstats wrapped, and enhancing your Shiny apps with JavaScript (without knowing much JS). Plus your feedback and more! Episode Links This week's curator: Jon Carroll - @carroll_jono (https://twitter.com/carroll_jono) (Twitter) & @[email protected]

Big new features coming in {dplyr} 1.1.0, how you can make your own #rstats wrapped, and enhancing…

08 December 2022 | 00:33:37


Issue 2022-W48 Highlights

A new approach to adding package tests with {doctest}, scraping data from dynamic web pages with {RSelenium}, and a simple checklist to power up your next bar chart. This week's curator: Tony Elhabr - @TonyElHabr (https://twitter.com/TonyElHabr) (Twitter) & @[email protected] (https://mastodon.skrimmage.com/@tonyelhabr) (Mastodon) {doctest}…

A new approach to adding package tests with {doctest}, scraping data from dynamic web pages with…

01 December 2022 | 00:28:25