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I recently engaged with a number of tweeps in response to my tweet: Rule number 1 wrt science code: DO NOT post your code on your personal website That tweet wasn’t super clear, and it’s diff...

UPDATE As you can see in Patrick’s comment below you can convert to GeoJSON format files with rgdal as an alternative to calling the Ogre web API described below. See here for example code for conv...

I posted earlier this week about sofa (here), introducing a package I started recently that interacts with CouchDB from R. There’s been a fair amount of response at least in terms of page views, so...

Have you heard of DataONE? It stands for the Data Observation Network for Earth, and I am involved in the Community Education and Engagement working group at DataONE. We try to communicate about da...

It is getting easier to get data directly into R from the web. Often R packages that retrieve data from the web return useful R data structures to users like a data.frame. This is a good thing of c...