devindocker package logo for development in docker container

2020-11-07 / Sébastien Rochette / development, docker, package, rstudio

How to develop inside a Docker container to ease collaboration?

To ensure the reproducibility of your projects, you can develop in the Docker container that you will use to share your work. Indeed, what to do when your data analyses, publications, models are used by users with different versions of operating systems and R packages R? How do you ensure that your Dockerfile delivered with your package or project is ...

A HTML report created from git messages using gitdown package

2020-08-10 / Sébastien Rochette / tips, development, package

Download Gitlab or Github issues and make a summary report of your commits

While working on our {gitdown} package, I wanted to show more information on the report generated by retrieving all issues of my Gitlab / Github repositories. Indeed, titles of issues could improve readability and information of the git report of this package. How can I download all issues information from git repositories? Context of {gitdown} development {gitdown} is a package ...

Transform a directory of flles to gitlab or github, using git

2020-08-10 / Sébastien Rochette / development, git

Transform a folder as git project synchronized on Github or Gitlab

You have been working for years on your R scripts, and saved all versions as “script_v1.R”, “script_v2.R”, “script_v2_best-of-the-world.R”, … One day, you heard about git, a versioning system that allows you to make your files travel through time. But, how to transform a directory of falsely versioned files into a git repository and synchronize it online? Originally, I wanted to ...

2020-06-10 / Colin Fay / golem, learning, shiny

What’s a “successful” Shiny Application?

One of the things that we keep promoting in the ThinkR team are good practices for production software engineering in R. Of course, that implies Shiny Applications—and even more if we introduce the {golem} package, which promotes good practices for “production-grade” Shiny application. But let’s take a step back and think about what makes a successful/production-grade Shiny Application. ...

dash-with-golem_header

2019-08-19 / Sébastien Rochette / development, docker, package, server, shiny

Dash with golem: First contact

{golem} has been developed to help building big Shiny application to put in production. What if {golem} could be used to build another popular interactive web application, recently made available to R programmers: Dash ? Dash, a newcomer in interactive web applications A few days ago, Plotly announced Dash now available for R. After reading this announcement, I thought this ...