At least globally, that is. According to the 2019 Stack Overflow Developer Survey, R users globally reported earning an average of $64k per year, $1k more than the $63k reported by Python developers. In the United States, that situation reverses, with Python programmers earning $116k and R programmers $108k.Continue reading
I run this blog because I want to help you learn to be a better R user! But in order to do that, I need to know more about where you are in your journey and the kinds of problems you're facing.
So, I'm excited to announce that ...Continue reading
When I was first learning R, working with dates was one of the hardest and most time consuming tasks I dealt with. There are so many things to learn! What do I do with
as.Date()? R date formats were confusing, and ...
Data wrangling. It's the process of getting your raw data transformed into a format that's easier to work with for analysis.
It's not the sexiest or the most exciting work.
In our dreams, all datasets come to us perfectly formatted and ready for all kinds of sophisticated ...Continue reading
In my corner of the internet, there's been an explosion over the last several months of a style of graph called a bar chart race. Essentially, a bar chart race shows how a ranked list of something--largest cities, most valuable companies, most-followed Youtube channels--evolves over time. Maybe you've ...Continue reading
In today's post I want to help you incorporate your company's branding into your ggplot graphs. Why should you care about this? I'm glad you asked!
Have you ever seen a graph that looks like this? Of course you have! This is the default ggplot theme, and ...Continue reading
As 2018 comes to a close, I wanted to take some time to reflect on what I was up to in 2018 and what I'm planning for 2019. In particular, I am committing to blogging biweekly, for a total of 26 blog posts this year!Continue reading
A clean & easy workflow for getting R analyses published as on a Pelican blogContinue reading
In this post I'm going to perform a text-based sentiment analysis of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway letters to shareholders from 1977 through 2016Continue reading
In this post I'm going to be talking about how to easily modify your Pelican blog configuration to let you directly publish blog posts using RMarkdown.Continue reading