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 matplotlib, and has been implemented in R since. The strengths of this palette are that: plots are beautiful (which is good enough a reason to use it) colors are perfectly perceptually-uniform, even when printed in black and white (yes, people still print stuffs in 2018…) colors are perceived by the most common forms of color blindness (an important feature) This palette is now the default colorRead More →

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 reason), you’re a nerd and you like the idea of hosting your own repo. So, here’s how to.Read More →