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The Internet of Things in 2020: More vital than ever

Just when we needed it most, the internet of things is delivering gobs of data and remote device control across almost every industry, from healthcare to agriculture.

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How to add color to your ggplot2 text in R

See how to style your headlines, axis text, and more in your ggplot graphs with the R ggtext package. Download the data from Sharon's associated article:...

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How to code an interactive shiny app to search Twitter: Do More With R bonus video

Learn how to turn code from Episode 41 into an interactive shiny Web app.

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How to search Twitter with R

See how to search, filter, and sort tweets using R and the rtweet package. It’s a great way to follow conference hashtags. If you want to follow along with the optional code for creating clickable URL links, make sure to install the...

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How to send SMS text messages from R

See how to send a text message directly from an R script with Twilio and the Twilio R package.

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How to use the sf package in R

See how to do GIS calculations in R with this tutorial on finding the ZIP code for a US address.

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Machine learning and AI advancements

The hype around artificial intelligence and machine learning is giving way to real use. Join us as InfoWorld’s Serdar Yegulalp and IDG TECHtalk host Ken Mingis discuss how AI and ML have become easier to put into production, how AI...

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How to merge in R

See how to merge data in R three different ways: with base R’s merge function, dplyr’s family of join functions, and the data.table package.

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How to use the dtplyr package

The dtplyr 1.0 package lets you write dplyr R code and access speedy data.table performance. Find out how

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R data.table in 5 minutes

Get a quick look at the R data.table package in this 5-minute tutorial that gives a sample of the package’s speed and power.

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How to export to Excel with R

See how to save a data frame from R to Excel – with styling or multiple tabs.

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How to get API data with R

No R package for an API you’d like to use? No problem! See how to write your own R code to pull data from an API using API key authentication.

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How to make your own ggplot2 functions

See how easy it is to make your own functions using ggplot2, dplyr, and other tidyverse package functions – without worrying about quoted and unquoted column names! Thanks to the latest version of the rlang package, tidy evaluation is...

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How to use .SD in the data.table package

See how to use the special .SD symbol in the R data.table package.

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Get month-over-month comparisons in R

See various ways to calculate month-over-month, week-over-week, and year-over-year comparisons in R using dplyr and lubridate.

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How to send email with R and Gmail

See how to automate sending email with the R programming language and Gmail.

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The biggest news out of Google I/O | TECH(feed)

At last week’s Google I/O conference, Google announced a slew of upgrades to its existing products. On today’s episode of TECH(feed), Juliet runs through some highlights of Google I/O announcements, including updates to Android OS and...

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How to customize ggplot with bbplot

Overwhelmed by all the ways you can customize a ggplot2 data visualization? With add-on packages like the BBC’s bbplot, you can use themes created by design professionals – or tweak them to make them your own.

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