Episode Archive

58 episodes of R Weekly Highlights since the first episode, which aired on August 12th, 2020.

  • Issue 2021-W37 Highlights

    September 15th, 2021  |  11 mins 54 secs

    Techniques for creating generative art in R, time tracking with clockify, and the four pipes of magrittr

  • Issue 2021-W36 Highlights

    September 8th, 2021  |  15 mins 52 secs

    Elegant maps with tmap, a data validation ecosystem, and a major release for gitlabr.

  • Issue 2021-W35 Highlights

    September 1st, 2021  |  15 mins 54 secs

    The July top 40 R packages, R Markdown advanced tips video, and colored world maps

  • Issue 2021-W34 Highlights

    August 24th, 2021  |  16 mins 20 secs

    Debugging lessons with source, illustrating the coefficient of variation, and the exciting conclusion to SLICED season one

  • Issue 2021-W33 Highlights

    August 17th, 2021  |  9 mins 48 secs

    The new {flow} package for visualization R code, and producing donut charts of COVID-19 cases using R.

  • Issue 2021-W32 Highlights

    August 10th, 2021  |  17 mins 22 secs

    Creating mobile-friendly Shiny apps, {gitlabr} 2.0.0, and achieving reproducible workflows with R and Docker

  • Issue 2021-W31 Highlights

    August 4th, 2021  |  15 mins 45 secs

    Up and running with officedown, testing with a reprex to solve your problems, and a tidy take on performing hypothesis testing with statsExpressions.

  • Issue 2021-W30 Highlights

    July 27th, 2021  |  19 mins 3 secs

    Top 3 coding best practices from the Shiny contest, improvements in Target Markdown for {targets} 0.6.0, and the new {facetious} package for alternative facets with {ggplot2}

  • Issue 2021-W29 Highlights

    July 20th, 2021  |  12 mins 13 secs

    How to become a better R code detective, a practical introduction to custom fonts, and making error messages your own.

  • Issue 2021-W28 Highlights

    July 13th, 2021  |  9 mins 38 secs

    Creating a package directly from R-Markdown with {fusen}, and a new milestone release of the {googledrive} package.

  • Issue 2021-W27 Highlights

    July 7th, 2021  |  12 mins 50 secs

    Practical tips on starting new R projects, and improving a visualization of US streaming market share.

  • Issue 2021-W26 Highlights

    June 29th, 2021  |  11 mins 7 secs

    Creating your own CRAN-like repository with R-universe, results the third annual Shiny contest, and insights on why to use Shiny.

  • Issue 2021-W25 Highlights

    June 23rd, 2021  |  12 mins 3 secs

    Projecting and tracking COVID-19 infection rates in England with R, leveraging Wikidata to tag scientific abstracts, and a new deep-learning workflow with the luz package

  • Issue 2021-W24 Highlights

    June 15th, 2021  |  13 mins 8 secs

    Using Animal Crossing data with the Google Vision API and machine learning, the latest Shiny developer series with Nick Strayer, and ensuring robust database transactions in Shiny

  • Issue 2021-W23 Highlights

    June 8th, 2021  |  11 mins 57 secs

    Reusing knitr chunk options, the combo of VS-Code and R in 2021, and say hello to gggrid

  • Issue 2021-W22 Highlights

    June 1st, 2021  |  8 mins 9 secs

    Extracting and analyzing Apple health data, and the top 40 CRAN packages for April