In case you missed them, here are some articles from May of particular interest to R users.
Implications of the fact that in R, names have objects (and not vice-versa).
Highlights of the R/Finance 2016 conference, according to Joseph Rickert.
A template for predicting maintenance events for aircraft engines, using R.
The "feather" package for fast data exchange between Python and R, now on CRAN.
Microsoft R Open 3.2.5 now available.
There are now R user groups in 223 cities and 55 countries.
A preview of Spark 2.0 and the updated SparkR package.
All the documentation for Microsoft R Server is now available to everyone, online.
The most popular (and controversial) ingredients in pasta carbonara, visualized with R.
Joseph Rickert's guidelines for identifying the best R packages.
"Effective Graphs with Microsoft R Open", a free e-book, is available for download.
Estimating demand for bike rentals in Washington, DC with R.
R Tools for Visual Studio 0.3, an IDE for the R language, is now available.
A brief summary of the changes and new features in R 3.3.0.
A tutorial on installing R packages on a firewalled SQL Server instance.
Reproducing results in Efron's 1987 paper "Logistic Regression, Survival Analysis, and the Kaplan-Meier Curve" using R.
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