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πŸ§‘β€πŸ’» Data Science and Engineering at @Thinkr_FR. "Chaotic good developer". Loves building things, loves breaking things. Runs πŸƒβ€β™‚οΈ. Eats plants 🌱.
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Aug 8, 2018 β€’ 9 tweets β€’ 4 min read
#RStats β€” What's up CRAN?

In the past 7 months:

πŸ†• 1178 new πŸ“¦

πŸ†“ 18 unarchived πŸ“¦

⏹ 493 archived πŸ“¦ At the end of June, there were around 12500 πŸ“¦ on the CRAN
Jul 25, 2018 β€’ 14 tweets β€’ 11 min read
#NowWatching β€” @TrestleJeff, talking about {plumber} πŸ› βš™οΈregister.gotowebinar.com/register/55312…
#RStats #RStudio #Webinar πŸ’¬ "If you're aiming at humans only, you can build a shiny app. If you want machines to access your data, build an API"

πŸ’¬ "And remember that any other language can access your R API. You're opening a lot of doors."

#RStats
Jul 10, 2018 β€’ 20 tweets β€’ 6 min read
[Thread #RStats #Programming ]
Some important points taken from "Object-Oriented Programming, Functional Programming and R", by John M. Chambers
arxiv.org/pdf/1409.3531.… An article about what is Functional Programming (FP), and how does it differ from Object Oriented Programming (OOP) ?
Note that both these paradigms are used in R, and interact with each others.
Jun 11, 2018 β€’ 16 tweets β€’ 7 min read
[Thread]
Why do we use arrow `<-` instead of equal `=` for assignment in #RStats : It’s an historical choice: R comes from S, which used <- for assignment. S uses `<-` partly because it is inspired by APL, which had the ← operator for assignment, as it was developed for this keyboard, which has a key for arrow :
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/APL_(prog…
May 12, 2018 β€’ 8 tweets β€’ 3 min read
Current status: looking for more memes to put in my @erum2018 talk.
#RStats #eRum2018 So far, I've got: