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The R Weekly podcast offers a quick description of the latest highlighted stories and other stories from the latest R Weekly issue, as curated by the R Weekly team and R community.

    Issue 2021-W19 Highlights

    Issue 2021-W19 Highlights

    Using the trifecta of map, walk, and pivot for data processing, obtaining quotes from the Friends characters in R, and putting the spolight on Shiny user interfaces in the Shiny Dev Series.


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    This week's curator: Hey, it's me, Eric! (@theRcast)
    Map, Walk, Pivot
    Introducing {centralperk}: Get quotes from the main characters of the TV show 'Friends'
    Shiny Developer Series Episode 20: Outstanding User Interfaces with David Granjon
    Entire issue available at rweekly.org/2021-W19

    • 10 min
    Issue 2021-W18 Highlights

    Issue 2021-W18 Highlights

    A call to action for testing R 4.1, a practical guide to unit tests, and a tutorial on creating pizza charts with football data


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    This week's curator: Jonathan Carroll (@carroll_jono)
    R Can Use Your Help: Testing R Before Release
    Writing unit tests in R
    Soccer Percentile Radars/Pizza's Tutorial
    Entire issue available at rweekly.org/2021-W18

    • 8 min
    Issue 2021-W17 Highlights

    Issue 2021-W17 Highlights

    Exploring wikidata with the {tidywikidatar} package, accessibility improvements in {knitr}, and the top 40 new CRAN packages for March.


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    This week's curator: Batool Almazrouq (@batool664)
    What does Wikidata know about members of the European Parliament?
    New in knitr: Improved accessibility with image alt text
    March 2021: "Top 40" New CRAN Packages
    Entire issue available at rweekly.org/2021-W17


    Supplemental Resources


    https://news.yahoo.com/wikipedia-turns-20-aims-reach-035212015.html
    https://github.com/yihui/knitr/releases/tag/v1.32
    https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/pkglite/index.html
    https://flujoo.github.io/gm/

    • 12 min
    Issue 2021-W16 Highlights

    Issue 2021-W16 Highlights

    The latest news from rOpenSci, creating ggplot2 postcards with ggirl, and an introduction to process mining in R


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    This week's curator: Jon Calder (@jonmcalder)
    rOpenSci News Digest, April 2021
    {ggirl} 1.0.1: An R package that lets you make ggplots in real life
    Process Mining in 10 minutes with R
    Entire issue available at rweekly.org/2021-W16


    Supplemental Resources



    rOpenSci Software Peer Review
    {dataspice} package peer review GH isssue
    {brochure}: Natively multipage Shiny apps
    What Process Mining Is, and Why Companies Should Do It
    {bupaR}: Business process analysis in R

    • 10 min
    Issue 2021-W15 Highlights

    Issue 2021-W15 Highlights

    reprex 2.0, using Kubernetes and the future package, and SQL in RMarkdown


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    This week's curator: Colin Faye (@_colinFay)
    reprex 2.0.0
    Using Kubernetes and the Future Package to Easily Parallelize R in the Cloud
    sql-in-rmarkdown
    Entire issue available at rweekly.org/2021-W15


    Supplemental Resources



    Jenny Bryan's rstudio::conf 2020 keynote materials: Object of type 'closure' is not subsettable
    High Performance and Parallel Computing CRAN task view
    Future: Simple Async, Parallel & Distributed Processing in R rstudio::conf 2020 resources
    tidyquery: Query R data frames with SQL

    • 13 min
    Issue 2021-W14 Highlights

    Issue 2021-W14 Highlights

    {workflowsets} with tidy models, exploring other {ggplot2} goems, and top 10 R errors


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    This week's curator: Robert Hickman (@robwhickman)
    workflowsets 0.0.1
    Exploring Other ggplot2 Geoms
    The top 10 R errors, the 7th one will surprise you
    Entire issue available at rweekly.org/2021-W14


    Supplemental Resources



    Screening many models chapter from Tidy Modeling with R
    Extending ggplot2 vignette

    • 9 min

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