Author: R Views

Interactive plots in Shiny

I wish this post existed when I was struggling to add interactive plots to my Shiny app. I was mainly focused on recreating functionality found in other “dashboarding” applications. When...continue reading.

GDP Data via API

Today, we will look at the GDP data that is released every quarter or so by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), and get familiar with the BEA API (see...continue reading.

TokyoR #71

Last month, I was delighted to be invited to speak, along with Hadley Wickham, at the seventy-first meeting of the TokyoR user group in Tokyo, Japan. This day-long mini-conference attracted...continue reading.

Highcharting Jobs Friday

Today, in honor of last week’s jobs report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), we will visualize jobs data with ggplot2 and then, more extensively with highcharter. Our aim...continue reading.

JSM 2018 Itinerary

JSM 2018 is almost here! Usually around this time, I comb through the entire program manually making an itinerary for myself. But this year I decided to try something new...continue reading.

REST APIs and Plumber

Moving R resources from development to production can be a challenge, especially when the resource isn’t something like a shiny application or rmarkdown document that can be easily published and...continue reading.

Solver Interfaces in CVXR

In our previous blog post, we introduced CVXR, an R package for disciplined convex optimization. The package allows one to describe an optimization problem with Disciplined Convex Programming rules using...continue reading.

A First Look at NIMBLE

Writing a domain-specific language (DSL) is a powerful and fairly common method for extending the R language. Both ggplot2 and dplyr, for example, are DSLs. (See Hadley’s chapter in Advanced...continue reading.