Category: r

videoplayR v0.3 is out!

The people who know me a bit are very much aware of the fact that I am an avid R user AND proselyte. I perform all my data processing and visualization in R; I write reports and presentations in R; I even write R packages just for the pleasure of doing it (for instance, I created the editR package essentially to see how easy it would be to build a complete web-application with R. Hint: it’s not as hard as I thought it would be). While R is serving me very well, it always had one big... Read more.

Date: September 10, 2015 | Categories: blogr

R vs Python - Round 3

Text by: Simon Garnier (www.theswarmlab.com / @sjmgarnier) R code by: Simon Garnier (www.theswarmlab.com / @sjmgarnier) Python code by: Randy Olson (www.randalolson.com / @randal_olson) Document generated with RStudio, knitr, and pandoc. Python figures generated with iPython Notebook. Foreword My friend Randy Olson and I got into the habit to argue about the relative qualities of our favorite languages for data analysis and visualization. I am an enthusiastic R user (www.r-project.org) while Randy is a fan of Python (www.python.org). One thing we agree on however is that... Read more.

Date: February 5, 2014 | Categories: blogrvspythonr

R vs Python - Round 2 (2/2)

Text by: Simon Garnier (www.theswarmlab.com / @sjmgarnier) R code by: Simon Garnier (www.theswarmlab.com / @sjmgarnier) Python code by: Randy Olson (www.randalolson.com / @randal_olson) Document generated with RStudio, knitr, and pandoc. Python figures generated with iPython Notebook. Foreword My friend Randy Olson and I got into the habit to argue about the relative qualities of our favorite languages for data analysis and visualization. I am an enthusiastic R user (www.r-project.org) while Randy is a fan of Python (www.python.org). One thing we agree on however is that... Read more.

Date: February 2, 2014 | Categories: blogrvspythonr

R vs Python - Round 2 (1/2)

Text by: Simon Garnier (www.theswarmlab.com / @sjmgarnier) R code by: Simon Garnier (www.theswarmlab.com / @sjmgarnier) Python code by: Randy Olson (www.randalolson.com / @randal_olson) Document generated with RStudio, knitr, and pandoc. Python figures generated with iPython Notebook. Foreword My friend Randy Olson and I got into the habit to argue about the relative qualities of our favorite languages for data analysis and visualization. I am an enthusiastic R user (www.r-project.org) while Randy is a fan of Python (www.python.org). One thing we agree on however is that... Read more.

Date: January 12, 2014 | Categories: blogrvspythonr

R vs Python - Round 1

Text by: Simon Garnier (www.theswarmlab.com / @sjmgarnier) R code by: Simon Garnier (www.theswarmlab.com / @sjmgarnier) Python code by: Randy Olson (www.randalolson.com / @randal_olson) Document generated with RStudio, knitr, and pandoc. Python figures generated with iPython Notebook. Foreword My friend Randy Olson and I got into the habit to argue about the relative qualities of our favorite languages for data analysis and visualization. I am an enthusiastic R user (www.r-project.org) while Randy is a fan of Python (www.python.org). One thing we agree on however is that... Read more.

Date: January 5, 2014 | Categories: blogrvspythonr