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{remedy} is now on CRAN

After living for more than a year on GitHub, we are pleased to announce that the {remedy} package is now on CRAN.  ...
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RConsortium — Building an R Certification

For the last months, ThinkR has been involved (with Mango, Procogia and the Linux Foundation) in a working group for an RConsortium R Certification.  ...
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A Tale of Two Shiny Apps: Google Auth & ShinyProxy

Once upon a time, there was a team of fearless R knights who started a new quest: they were missioned to bring the almighty Google Auth into the wonderful world of ShinyProxy. Here is their story, told from the inside. ...
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Shiny application in production with ShinyProxy, Docker and Debian

You created some great Shiny applications, following our advice of Shiny packaging for example, and you want to put them into production, self-hosting, so that others can enjoy them, without limitations, on the Internet or on an internal server of ...
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Data visualisation pitfalls: how to avoid barbarplots ?

You did an experiment or a survey, or you collected data, and you are ready to analyse them. But what is the first step? Everyone will tell you that you have to visualise your data with graphs. Yes, but how? ...
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Playing around with RStudio Package Manager

Managing packages in production is a lot of work: you have to juggle between versions, internal packages, CRAN updates, Bioconductor, GitHub sources… Let's have a look into RStudio Package Manager, one of the tools available that helps you dealing with ...
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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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