Author: John Mount


I would like to once again recommend our readers to our note on wrapr::let(), an R function that can help you eliminate many problematic NSE (non-standard evaluation) interfaces (and their...continue reading.

Unit Tests in R

I am collecting here some notes on testing in R. There seems to be a general (false) impression among non R-core developers that to run tests, R package developers need...continue reading.

More on Macros in R

Recently ran into something interesting in the R macros/quasi-quotation/substitution/syntax front: Romain François: “[email protected]_lionelhenry reveals planned double curly syntax At #satRdayParis as a possible replacement, addition to !! and enquo()” It...continue reading.

Getting Started With rquery

To make getting started with rquery (an advanced query generator for R) easier we have re-worked the package README for various data-sources (including SparkR!). Here are our current examples: rquery...continue reading.

Query Generation in R

R users have been enjoying the benefits of SQL query generators for quite some time, most notably using the dbplyr package. I would like to talk about some features of...continue reading.

cdata Control Table Keys

In our cdata R package and training materials we emphasize the record-oriented thinking and how to design a transform control table. We now have an additional exciting new feature: control...continue reading.

Function Objects and Pipelines in R

Composing functions and sequencing operations are core programming concepts. Some notable realizations of sequencing or pipelining operations include: Unix’s |-pipe CMS Pipelines. F#‘s forward pipe operator |>. Haskel’s Data.Function &...continue reading.