Randomisation and 5 Areas it is Used

Randomisation and 5 Areas it is Used

Since I first got into tabletop role-playing games and created tools for creating characters and other elements in those games, I've taken an interest in Random() functions and generators. Here we start a longer look into the ecosystem, tools and coding around randomisation with 5 areas which make heavy or interesting usage of them.…

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Writing Presentations in R Markdown

Writing Presentations in R Markdown

R Markdown is a version of Markdown which lets you embed R (or other languages) and create presentations with ease. It provides you with an alternative to Powerpoint slides, Keynote or similar formats.…

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A Guidebook to R

A Guidebook to R

With the continuing rise in popularity of Data Science and the integration of R into the Microsoft ecosystem it´s time to bring together several articles on R from 2016. This is done to give you the benefits of a focused guide to the essentials of R and a little bit more. It is most useful for developers and those wanting to get started in data science.…

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Python: Why Should You be Interested?

Python: Why Should You be Interested?

In the same vein as the Developer's Guide to R, this post starts off a series about the open-source programming language Python. Why Should You Be Interested? Hundreds of programming languages exist, so why is Python of interest to you?…

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R: Entering the Hadleyverse

R: Entering the Hadleyverse

Finishing off our series on R started off by R: A Guide for Developers, we look at the Hadleyverse.…

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R: Getting involved in Packages

R: Getting involved in Packages

Packages are one of the strengths of the language, allowing you to extend functionality through the efforts of the community.Finding A PackageAdding A PackageSome Great Packages Creating Packages…

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R: Some Useful Commands

R is primarily a stats language, used for various operations in Data Science. Here are some common uses and associated commands for you.…

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Podcasts 4: Podcasts for Data Science

So you´re a data scientist with limited spare time, or new to the world of data science.  Welcome to a way of keeping up to date or learning new aspects of data science! Following on from Podcasts for…

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R: Setting up your Environment

So you want to get started with R, but you want to know what your options for an a development environment (or IDE) are!…

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R: A Guide for Developers

This is a guide written from the perspective of a software developer on the world of the quirky language of R. It's an overview and look at the world of R and contains many external resources for…

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