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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 2021-W21 Highlights

    May 26th, 2021  |  15 mins 52 secs

    The big new features in R 4.1.0, what makes a great function example, and evolution of a ggplot

  • Issue 2021-W20 Highlights

    May 18th, 2021  |  11 mins 9 secs

    A tidymodels approach to the Introduction to Statistical Learning learning labs, exploring class imbalance on the TidyX video series, and encrypting and hosting a R Markdown report.

  • Issue 2021-W19 Highlights

    May 11th, 2021  |  10 mins 59 secs

    Using the trifecta of map, walk, and pivot for data processing, obtaining quotes from the Friends characters in R, and putting the spolight on Shiny user interfaces in the Shiny Dev Series.

  • Issue 2021-W18 Highlights

    May 4th, 2021  |  8 mins 50 secs

    A call to action for testing R 4.1, a practical guide to unit tests, and a tutorial on creating pizza charts with football data

  • Issue 2021-W17 Highlights

    April 27th, 2021  |  12 mins 37 secs

    Exploring wikidata with the {tidywikidatar} package, accessibility improvements in {knitr}, and the top 40 new CRAN packages for March.

  • Issue 2021-W16 Highlights

    April 20th, 2021  |  10 mins 7 secs

    The latest news from rOpenSci, creating ggplot2 postcards with ggirl, and an introduction to process mining in R

  • Issue 2021-W15 Highlights

    April 13th, 2021  |  13 mins 29 secs

    reprex 2.0, using Kubernetes and the future package, and SQL in RMarkdown

  • Issue 2021-W14 Highlights

    April 5th, 2021  |  9 mins 55 secs

    {workflowsets} with tidy models, exploring other {ggplot2} goems, and top 10 R errors.

  • Issue 2021-W13 Highlights

    March 30th, 2021  |  10 mins 58 secs

    The Minard System in R, ggplot2 wizardry, a slackbot created with plumber and googleCouldRunner

  • Issue 2021-W12 Highlights

    March 23rd, 2021  |  12 mins 1 sec

    gt tables cookbook, best weather cities, and mapping over many files

  • Issue 2021-W11 Highlights

    March 16th, 2021  |  11 mins 12 secs

    Time series forecasting with torch, automated scraping of stock metrics with GitHub Actions, and default knitr options and hooks.

  • Issue 2021-W10 Highlights

    March 8th, 2021  |  10 mins 39 secs

    Serverless dashboards, learning tidy evaluation by re-implementing dplyr, and bootstrap confidence intervals with tidy modeling

  • Issue 2021-W09 Highlights

    March 2nd, 2021  |  10 mins 26 secs

    Random effects, GGanimate intro, and updates to dplyr backends

  • Issue 2021-W08 Highlights

    February 22nd, 2021  |  12 mins 18 secs

    Multi-page Shiny apps, R package citation, and refactoring the squashinformr package

  • Issue 2021-W07 Highlights

    February 15th, 2021  |  9 mins 14 secs

    Installing packages, {distill} for personal websites, and Shiny app stories

  • Issue 2021-W06 Highlights

    February 9th, 2021  |  10 mins 40 secs

    Shiny 1.6, remote pair programming with VS-Code, and using lists for reporting stats in knitr