recology
code and such

We’ve (ropensci) been working on an R client for interacting with Elasticsearch for a while now, first commit was November 2013. Elasticsearch is a document database built on the JVM. elastic inte...

I maintain, along with other awesome people, the taxize R package - a taxonomic toolbelt for R, for interacting with taxonomic data sources on the web. Taxonomy data is not standardized, but there...

Discourse is a great discussion forum application. It’s another thing from Jeff Atwood, the co-founder of Stackoverflow/Stackexchange. The installation is epecially easy with their dockerized insta...

At rOpenSci we’ve been working on an R package (geojsonio) to make converting R data in various formats to geoJSON and topoJSON, and vice versa. We hope to do this one job very well, and handle all...

GitHub has this site https://gist.github.com/ in which we can share code, text, images, maps, plots, etc super easily, without having to open up a repo, etc. GitHub gists are a great way to throw u...