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Build Advanced Charts in R Online Class | LinkedIn Learning, formerly Lynda.com

This online class on LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) teaches users how to build advanced charts in R for data visualization. The course covers topics such as lollipop plots, sparklines, dot charts, slope charts, and chord diagrams. It also includes information on creating a theme function, combining multiple plots, and addressing accessibility and annotations. The instructor, Rita Giordano, is a data visualization consultant and LinkedIn Instructor.

Building R packages with devtools and usethis | RStudio - YouTube

This YouTube video provides a tutorial on building R packages using devtools and usethis in RStudio.

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Building Shiny apps - an interactive tutorial

An interactive tutorial on building Shiny apps, which are interactive web pages built using R.

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colorblindcheck

Check Color Palettes for Problems with Color Vision Deficiency

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colorblindr

An R package to simulate colorblindness on R figures.

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Colormeter Guide Extension • ggcolormeter

The ggcolormeter package provides a single function guide_colormeter() which is a ggplot2 color/fill legend guide extension in the style of a dashboard meter.

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colorspace: A Toolbox for Manipulating and Assessing Colors and Palettes

colorspace is a toolbox for manipulating and assessing colors and palettes in the R language. It provides utilities for computing with color spaces, such as converting between different color models. The package also includes predefined color palettes and functions for creating customized palettes. It can be used for visualizations and choosing colors in data analysis and graphic design.

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Convert a Word table to Markdown

The blog post describes a function created by the author to convert Microsoft Word tables into Govspeak Markdown, which is needed for publishing HTML files on GOV.UK. This process is typically tedious and demands attention to specific Govspeak features such as row labels and totals columns. The author introduces an R package named {wordup} that includes the function table_to_govspeak(), which handles input, guesses data types, and applies extra styles to the table conversion. It streamlines moving content from Word to Govspeak, which can be further facilitated by copying tables to the clipboard.

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covdata

covdata is a data package for R that collects and bundles datasets related to the COVID-19 pandemic from a variety of sources.

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cowplot

The cowplot package provides various features that help with creating publication-quality figures, such as a set of themes, functions to align plots and arrange them into complex compound figures, and functions that make it easy to annotate plots and or mix plots with images.

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CRAN - Package ggquiver

An extension of 'ggplot2' to provide quiver plots to visualise vector fields.

Screenshot of Create spatial square/hexagon grids and count points inside in R with sf | Urban Data Palette

Create spatial square/hexagon grids and count points inside in R with sf | Urban Data Palette

Create spatial square/hexagon grids and count points inside in R with sf