Category Archives: R

An R function to check if you are online…

R-online-function-check-Freakalytics-201503Whether you use R to access online databases in the cloud or want to scrape website data, it's always better to check if you are online before throwing numerous error and warning messages. I wrote this function to work with no additional R packages required.  Also, this function is fast and transparent about what occurs when you use it.

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RStudio Keyboard Quick Reference by Freakalytics

RStudio-example-ggvis-interactive-graphs-300At Freakalytics, we frequently use R (often referred to as RStats) in our client projects and wanted to share our success using the RStudio Interactive Development Environment (IDE) with you. So, we created the RStudio® Keyboard Quick Reference by Freakalytics. It is available to you, compliments of Freakalytics, as a PDF and later in this article as a searchable data table.
The RStudio IDE was built by the team at RStudio to make you more productive in the R world. It is a free, open source application for Windows, Linux, Mac and UNIX desktop users. RStudio Desktop includes an interactive R console, a smart editor that supports direct code execution, graphing interfaces, code history, a debugger and project management for R code and related files.
Download the RStudio® Keyboard Quick Reference by Freakalytics. The reference card is available as a PDF download for your convenience. The PDF version is printable and usable in most e-book applications.
In addition the PDF version, we are pleased to share online access to the RStudio® Keyboard Quick Reference as a searchable data table (click here to access the searchable data table in a dedicated window.) This searchable data table has all the shortcuts from the PDF -and- advanced shortcuts not shown on the PDF version (which is one-page for newer users of R).
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