The prolific Hadley Wickham did it again! This time he came up, together with Romain Francois, with an amazing library for data manipulation that turns the task of making Pivot Tables in R a real breeze. Enter dplyr. Along the lines of ggplot2, also from the same main author, dplyr implements a grammar of data manipulation and also introduces a new syntax using “pipe” operators.
Rattle is a really nice GUI environment for data mining based on R. If you don’t know it yet, it is worth taking a look here.
Or since you are reading this, maybe you are already a user but are facing some problems to install it with the latest versions of R on your Mac using OS X 10.9. If this is the case, you came to the right place and here is how to solve it.
I just uploaded to YouTube a new episode of the series “R for Excel Users”. Today we will be looking at how to manipulate Data Frames in a proper and effective way. If you like this series and would like to be informed when new episodes are posted, you can subscribe to this blog through the subscription button on the right. Enjoy!
Here is a new episode of the series “R for Excel Users”. In it we are looking into how Factors work in R and how to make the most out of them. Enjoy!
I have just released the third video tutorial of the series “R for Excel Users”. In this episode, we are getting to know data frames and learning how to use the special data values in R, namely NA (Not Assigned), NaN (Not a Number) and +Inf/-Inf (positive and negative Infinite).
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Have fun with R!