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Installation of R 3.5 on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and tips for spatial packages

Do you plan to upgrade your server installation from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS ? It is also the best time to migrate to R 3.5 ! By the way, if you always found difficult to install R packages ...
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[ggplot2] Welcome viridis !

Let’s welcome the viridis palette into the new version of {ggplot2}! Viri-what ? viridis is one of the favorite color palettes of one of the member of the team (guesswho). The viridis palette was first developed for the python package ...
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The Ten Commandments for a well-formatted database

Our diligent readers already know how important having well formatted data is for efficient statistical analyses. Here we gathered some advice on how to make a well structured database, in order to perform accurate analyses, and avoid driving your fellow ...
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Dockerise and deploy your own R Archive Repo

There are severals reasons you would want to deploy your own R archive repo: you don't want to rely on GitHub for your dev packages, you want to use a more "confidential" way, or maybe (and that's good enough a ...
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[How-to] Share content between several R6 instances

The object oriented system is a nice and powerful way to program and to build softwares and data in R. Yet, it can be a little bit daunting at first, especially if you've alway been coding in R, and with ...
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The Best Rstudio Snippet Ever!

Because I was tired of typing the same thing over and over. I finally took the time to make myself a little Rstudio snippet. To do this just go to Tools > global Option > code > edit snippet and ...
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Installation to connect Spark and H2O in R

In the ThinkR Task force, we love playing with H2O in R. Their algorithms for machine learning are really powerful. Combined with Apache Spark through Sparkling Water, H2O provides even more powerful data processing workflows, which you can run on ...
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Our Package template to design a prod-ready Shiny application

In this article, I will introduce the approach we use at ThinkR for Shiny applications we design. This is a relatively strict framework but designed to simplify our life and guarantee to deliver a "prod ready" application (whether it is launched ...
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