I’m fed up forgetting how to combine lots of excel workbooks into one dataframe, so I’m documenting several ways of doing it, using purrr, data.table, rio and base R. Continue reading Well Well Well my Excel
Do we have to sacrifice readability for brevity? data.table allows succinct code, but so does tidyverse. data.table has some extra tricks up it’s sleeve though. Continue reading Cutting down code in dplyr and data.table
coalesce is a one of those functions that might not strike you as being very useful, mainly because it doesn’t sound very exciting. But it IS useful, and might save you some time and complexity Continue reading demystifying the coalesce function
A follow up post, with improved SQL and dplyr code Continue reading Even Simpler SQL
comparing dplyr with SQL nested queries - and there is only one winner Continue reading simpler SQL with dplyr
Reflections on AphA Scotland launch event Continue reading AphA Scotland - it's a thing now
Minimising the risk of delayed departure with process control charts Continue reading backed by data
Getting our feet wet with dplyr programming and non standard evaluation Continue reading Theory free tidyeval
Animating dot plots to demonstrate patient flow Continue reading Let it flow, let it flow, let it flow......
A tidytext analysis of Faith No More lyrics Continue reading It's a dirty job, but someone's got to do it..
Using the simple features package (sf), dplyr and ggplot2 to map Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) 2016 data Continue reading Simply Mapping
The ‘wrapr’ package for use with dplyr programming Continue reading let there be progress