ever since the dawn of the internet, the centers for disease control and prevention (cdc) has maintained a big data archive called the national vital statistics system (nvss). the hardworking quants in hyattsville release two major annual...
R for Journalists
Tools for using and learning R, mostly for computational and data journalists, but everyone's welcome!
Curated by M. Edward (Ed) Borasky
RStudio v Preview — Release Notes
A preview release of RStudio v is now available for testing and feedback. Highlights include:
Support for multiple source windows (tear editor tabs off main window).
Pane zooming for working distraction free within a single pane.
Editor and IDE keyboard
Powerpoint is a powerful application for creating presentations, and allows you to include all sorts of text, pictures, animations and interactivity to create a compelling story. Most of the time you'll use the Powerpoint application to create slides, but if you want to include data and/or charts in your slides, in the interests of reproducibility you may want to automate the slide creation process. By using the R language with the Powerpoint API, you can recreate your slides in an instant whenever your data changes. Asif Salam has created a nice tutorial showing how to use the RDCOMClient package to...