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Tutorials freely available of course I taught: including ggplot2, dplyr and shiny

I was asked to write a R course for a group of innovative companies in the North of the Netherlands. The group of 12 people was a mix of engineers and programmers, and the course aimed at giving them a

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RStudio Server part 3: using an ssh tunnel for high performance

In part 2 of this series of posts on RStudio Server, I commented that I suspected that RStudio Server would be fast. The first time I tried this from a remote connection, I was disappointed with the performance. Many companies

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RStudio Server part 2: pros of using RStudio server for a remote connection

After playing around with R studio server for a while, I decided to write a followup to my previous blog post. I want to go over a few of the strong points of using RStudio server to access a remote

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RStudio Server: accessing the RStudio R IDE through your browser

I like having all my important documents and scripts in one single place. This saves me from having to synchronize them between the different workplaces I have, and makes backupping much less of a pain. One way of achieving this

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RStudio does not start when using a R version built from source

Because I do not have root privileges on some of the machines I use, I build part of my software from source and install it into my own homedirectory. Doing that requires one to download R from CRAN, e.g. R

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RStudio: a cross-platform IDE for R

Which text editor do you use? Once in a while this question pops up on the R-help mailing list. Up until recently I used the KDE text editor Kate under Linux. Recently, I came across a new text editor for

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