R

GitHub Actions for R

Open source R packages on GitHub often take advantage of continuous integration services to automatically check their packages for errors. This is very useful to catch things quickly, as well and increasing confidence for proposed changes, as the …

bench: A new take on benchmarking

5 minute lighting talk on the bench package, for performing micro-benchmarks while also tracking memory allocations and garbage collections.

RStats tip #3 use pipe connections

Connections, and pipe connections in particular, are a under-appreciated feature of the R language.

Real-time file import with the vroom package

File import in R could be considered a solved problem, with multiple widely used packages (data.table, readr, and others) providing fast, robust import of common formats in addition to the functions available in base R. However I feel there is still …

vroom: Because life is too short to read slow

File import in R could be considered a solved problem, with multiple widely used packages (data.table, readr, and others) providing fast, robust import of common formats in addition to the functions available in base R. However I feel there is still …

Package Development

This half day class will teach you how to make package development as easy as possible with devtools and usethis.

Package Development

The key to well-documented, well-tested and easily-distributed R code is the package. This half day class will teach you how to make package development as easy as possible with devtools and usethis. You'll also learn roxygen2 to document your code …