The R-Podcast MP3 Feed
By Eric Nantz
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Whether you are new to statistical computing, have experience with other statistical software, or already have experience with R, the R-Podcast will provide you with valuable information and advice that will help you to tap into the power of R and get your data analysis done.
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 13: Interview with Yihui Xie||It's an episode of firsts on the R-Podcast! In this episode recorded on location I had the honor and privilege of interviewing Yihui Xie, author of many innovative packages such as knitr and animation. Some of the topics we discussed include:||5/23/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 12: Using Version Control with R||This is not an April Fool's joke ... The R-Podcast is back once again! In this episode, I discuss the concept of version control and how you can get started with using the Git VCS right now with your R projects.||4/1/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 11: Reproducible Analysis Part 1 (Introduction)||Season 2 of the R-Podcast is up and running! This episode begins a multi-part series on reproducible analysis using R. In this episode I discuss the usage of Sweave and LaTeX for producing reproducible reports,||11/13/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 10: Adventures in Data Munging Part 2||I'm happy to present episode 10 of the R-Podcast! Season 1 of the R-Podcast concludes with part 2 of my series on data munging, in which I discuss issues surrounding importing data sets contained in HTML tables.||9/16/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 9: Adventures in Data Munging Part 1||It’s great to be back with a new episode after an eventful break! This episode begins a series on my adventures in data munging, a.k.a data processing. I discuss three issues that demonstrate the flexibility and versatility R brings for recoding mess.||8/5/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 8: Visualization with ggplot2||I'm happy to present this jam-packed episode of the R-Podcast dedicated to using the ggplot2 package for visualization. This episode will have a companion screencast released in the next few days. I use data from the Hockey Summary Project to demonstr...||6/20/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 7: Best Practices for Workflow Management||Hello everybody, I am finally back with a new episode! In this episode: Hardware issues, major update to RStudio, new forums, and discussion on managing your workflow for projects. I discuss useful functions for executing R scripts and saving/loading...||5/28/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 6: Importing Data from External Sources||In this episode: Listener feedback and importing data from external sources into R. We dive into the basics of importing delimited text files using read.table and its varients. We also discuss recommendations for importing MS Excel spreadsheet files,||4/29/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 5: Basic Package Management||After a brief delay here's episode 5 of the R-Podcast. In this episode: R 2.15.0 released, listener feedback, and discussion on basic package management. I discuss helpful resources for finding packages, installation procedures,||4/15/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 4: Data Structures-Introduction||In this episode: Site updates, additional screencasts about R from other sites, listener feedback, and discussion on the fundamental data structures for R: vectors, matrices, lists, and data frames. The R code discussed in this episode is available in...||3/25/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 3: Basic Interaction with R||In this episode: New versions of R and ggplot2 available, listener feedback, and an interactive session with R. The R code discussed in this episode will be available in our GitHub repository, see the show notes for details.||3/11/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 2: Getting Ready to Use R||In this episode: A couple of site updates, our first listener feedback, an overview of installing R on each major platform, and an overview of R IDEs and helpful resources for getting started with R. If you would like to provide feedback,||2/26/12||Free||View In iTunes|
||CleanThe R-Podcast Episode 1: Introduction||Here is the inaugural episode of the R-Podcast! In this episode, I take a few minutes to introduce myself and to explain the main goals of this podcast. I also define what R is and give an overview of R's history of development and features that disti...||2/12/12||Free||View In iTunes|
Great helper to R users!
It is a great idea to set up the podcast to help smoothing the learning curve while promoting innovative new thoughts and solutions in R. Please continue!
Im very happy to see R getting more and more space, please continue.
PS: do a topic on vectorization techniques!
Great source for R geeks
I recently discovered this podcast and have been going through the archived. The recent interview with the creator of knitr was great--informative, conversational, and well-paced. Great listening for my commute. Start the day with lots of new ideas to explore.