Blogs

Recipes for learning

In this blogpost I introduce one of my favourite datasets, a treasure trove of 57,000+ recipes scraped from recipe websites for a fascinating research paper (DOI: 10.1038/srep00196) comparing how different cuisines choose ingredients. I first used this dataset in May 2015 to learn how to use R and continue to use it to test my understanding of new techniques and analysis.

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Reproducible Blogposts

In this blogpost I introduce a rating system for the reproducibility of blogposts, taking authorship, data and code all into account. All blogposts include a star rating at both the top and bottom of the post with a link to (at least) the .Rmd file responsible for generating the page.

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Where’s the love for htmlwidgets?

If you’ve never heard of them, htmlwidgets are an amazing part of the work that RStudio (plus ramnathv and timelyportfolio) have undertaken to make R a beautiful tool for doing data science and communicating things about your data. Using leaflet, plotly, highcharter and more it’s possible to create rich interactive charts, maps and other visualisations directly from R without having to learn JavaScript

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Visible Setup

After a long time coming, I’ve finally got round to picking a workable solution for creating my data blog “Visible Data”. This is a short overview of how I picked my tools and my intentions for the website.

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from: github.com/schloerke/leaflet-providers@urlProtocol […] Inspiration taken from https://github.com/leaflet-extras/leaflet-providers/commit/dea786a3219f9cc824b8e96903a17f46ca9a5afc to use …

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