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Diffable Data Science: A Demo
Data science is diffable if changes between versions and over time are easy to examine. Diffability makes data science more impactful because it improves confidence that mistakes haven’t been introduced and makes it easier to audit the chain of decisions leading to the current state. … Read More…
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Repeatable Data Science: A Demo
Data science is repeatable if results can be reproduced on demand. This is an core tenet of good science; without repeatability it’s unclear whether changes will make things better, worse, or have no effect at all! Reproducing results relies on two attributes of an analysis: 1) that the same … Read More…
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RStudio Connect custom emails with blastula 0.3.1
Earlier this month, RStudio released blastula 0.3.1, which significantly improved the workflow for adding custom emails to reports hosted on RStudio Connect. The new recommended way to email content from RStudio Connect is by building an email document as a separate R Markdown file using … Read More…
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Side by Side - Jupyter Notebook Slideshows on RStudio Connect
TLDR; Turn a Jupyter Notebook into a reveal.js slideshow, then publish that HTML document to RStudio Connect. If you use RStudio Connect at your organization, hopefully you already know how to publish different types of content built with the R programming language and package ecosystem. Recently, … Read More…
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Shiny Feature Toggles - Part 1
At RStudio, we recommend staying (or at least starting) within the boundaries of a set of best practices when it comes to the use of our professional products. I write how-to articles that cover basic solutions for RStudio Connect based workflows. I would highly encourage you to explore those … Read More…
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Advocating for your Analytic Infrastructure - VirtualBox and Vagrant
TL;DR: Do cool stuff with R, RStudio products and VirtualBox! Last weekend I attended SatRdays Chicago to give a talk on advocating for great analytic infrastructure as a data scientist. Specifically, I wanted to share some ideas for how someone might start developing skills and exploring this … Read More…
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