About the show

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.

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  • Issue 2020-42 Highlights

    October 19th, 2020  |  6 mins 33 secs

    Climate animation, decomposition and smoothing with R and python, and a Raspberry Pi dashboard

  • Issue 2020-41 Highlights

    October 12th, 2020  |  8 mins 10 secs

    Topics in package development, contributing to ROpenSci, and shining a light on learnr

  • Issue 2020-40 Highlights

    October 5th, 2020  |  6 mins 51 secs

    Visual markdown editing, stat layers in ggplot2, and learnr tutorials in a package

  • Issue 2020-39 Highlights

    September 28th, 2020  |  6 mins 28 secs

    A calendar right in your R console, accessibility tooling for Shiny, and shinydashboardPlus v2.0

  • Issue 2020-38 Highlights

    September 21st, 2020  |  6 mins 15 secs

    Making learning to code friendlier with art, ggforce functions, and debugging in VSCode

  • Issue 2020-37 Highlights

    September 14th, 2020  |  6 mins 27 secs

    Guidelines for creating better tables, a controlled vocabulary to name data frame columns, and exploring reactivity in Shiny applications.

  • Issue 2020-36 Highlights

    September 7th, 2020  |  5 mins 59 secs

    A stunning combination of physics and 3-D visualization, behind the curtain of package installation, and an alternative workflow for error handling in functions.

  • Issue 2020-35 Highlights

    August 30th, 2020  |  4 mins 30 secs

    A substantial update to the magrittr package coming soon, creating visualizations in D3 from an R user's perspective, and a big book of R.

  • Issue 2020-34 Highlights

    August 24th, 2020  |  6 mins 1 sec

    Choosing an operating system for R users, examining regression techniques, and generating data from truncated distributions

  • Issue 2020-33 Highlights

    August 17th, 2020  |  4 mins 16 secs

    Exploring comic book creation with the tidyverse and ggplot2, and updates to the showtext and shinycssloader packages on CRAN.

  • Introduction

    August 12th, 2020  |  3 mins 47 secs

    This is a short episode introducing the RWeekly project and the motivations behind the RWeekly Highlights podcast!