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MilanoR meeting: call for presentations

Posted by on Oct 16, 2014 in Meetings | 0 comments

MilanoR staff is organizing the next MilanoR meeting. The meeting will be in Milano till mid-December. A typical MilanoR meeting consists of two talks of about 25 minutes to give plenty of room for sharing your R experiences, discussions and exchange of ideas. We are looking volunteers to present at the next meeting. If you feel you have something to input or can recommend someone, please contact admin@milanor.net. MilanoR community grows with every R user...

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"R for Developers" free web-book: leave your opinion

Posted by on Oct 10, 2014 in R blog | 0 comments

A week ago, my boss at Quantide, Andrea Spanò, published Ramarro. Ramarro is a free interactive web based book (i.e. a web-book) about advanced R programming. The book would help R users to become proficient R developers. Target of the book are both R users and IT specialists that should deals with R users. The manual covers topics of the Quantide course "R for Developers". Next face-to-face course will be in Milan next week (Oct 16 and 17). We can organize also on line training in English as well as organize the course at your place of...

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Lot of reports with a single click!

Posted by on Oct 7, 2014 in R blog | 0 comments

Suppose you want to create a huge number of pdf files through RMarkdown and pandoc, each of them including a statistical analysis on a part of your data, for example on each row of your data frame. You need to write a .R file with cycles from 1 to the number of rows of your data set the instructions contained in a .Rmd file. Suppose that: your data set name is data.csv and its path is datapath/data.csv’’ your .Rmd file name is report.Rmd and its path is basepath/report.Rmd’’ An R code to produce pdf, where is the number of rows of your data...

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Ramarro: "R for Developers" free (web) book

Posted by on Sep 29, 2014 in R blog | 0 comments

What is Ramarro? Ramarro is a book about advanced R programming. This book is released as an hyperlink text (i.e. a website), so I called it a web book. Ramarro covers several advanced R topics, such as: environments, functional programming, Object Oriented Programming, parallel computation and so on... Ramarro helps any R user to gain a more in-depth perspective on R programming and to become an R developer. Please, visit www.quantide.com to read Ramarro. R for Developers Ramarro covers topics of the "R for Developers" course. If you are...

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"R for Developers" course - Oct 16-17 @ Milano, Italy

Posted by on Sep 25, 2014 in Courses, Home | 0 comments

R for Developers Milano - October 16 and 17, 2014 Course description This two-day course provides an overview of several advanced R topics, such as: R environments, object oriented programming, functional programming and debugging. Who should attend this course Anyone who is already using R and willing to gain a more in depth perspective on R programming. Any R user who wants to become an R developer. Course outline How R Works Environments Functions Functional programming Creating R packages Object Oriented Programming Debugging and...

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Building Interactive Graphs with ggplot2 and Shiny

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in R blog | 1 comment

Some time ago, I was contacted from guys at Packt Publishing. Their just published the Building Interactive Graphs with ggplot2 and Shiny online course and they ask me my (humble) opinion. I am proud of their request, and I will review shortly here the Building Interactive Graphs with ggplot2 and Shiny online course. I'll publish a more in-depth review at the begin of September, when Italian R users come back from vacation. In this post, I will provide a description of the course. In the future post, I will highlight what was new for me and I...

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Presentations and video of the 5th meeting

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014 in 5th MilanoR meeting | 0 comments

Great success for the 5th MilanoR meeting. At links below, you find speech presentations. Please leave a comment! Welcome Presentation by Nicola Sturaro, consultant at Quantide Singular Spectrum Analysis With Rssa by Maurizio Sanarico, Chief Data Scientist at SDG consulting Replica, an open source distributed system for the R environment by Davide Dal Farra, codref* Business Data Visualization (and some fun too!) with ggplot2 Video conference by Marco Ghislanzoni, Marketing Program Manager at Royal DSM Download R...

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5th MilanoR meeting postponed to June 4

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in 5th MilanoR meeting | 0 comments

Dear R users and enthusiasts, MilanoR staff announces the MilanoR meeting scheduled on Friday May 30 is postponed, due to a strike. The 5th MilanoR meeting will be on Wednesday 4 June, at 6 pm. The meeting will take place at: Fiori Oscuri Bistrot & Bar (www.fiorioscuri.it) Via Fiori Oscuri, 3 - Milano (Zona Brera) Agenda Singular Spectrum Analysis Applications with rssa package by Maurizio Sanarico, Chief Data Scientist at SDG consulting Business Data Visualization (and some fun too!) with ggplot2 Video conference by Marco Ghislanzoni,...

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May 30: 5th MilanoR meeting

Posted by on May 19, 2014 in 5th MilanoR meeting | 0 comments

Due to a strike, MilanoR meeting postponed to June 4 Please, visit the update page

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Sales Dashboard in R with qplot and ggplot2 – Part 3

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in R blog | 0 comments

In Part 3 of this series we will explore some more variations to our Sales Dashboard in R and introduce new ways of visualizing sales related data with qplot and ggplot2. If you haven't done it yet, it is recommended to read Part 1 and Part 2 first. 1. Dodging (with care!) The last bar chart we created in Part 2 could be further improved to allow a year by year comparison of the orders each sales person brought in. Visually we could show the orders from each year side-by-side for each sales person. Once again, this is fairly easy to do...

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