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Special Event: Hadley Wickham and Joe Cheng of RStudio return to BARUG.

Agenda: 

6:30pm - Pizza & networking 

7:00pm - Introduction & word from our sponsor, Tarek Rached of Metamarkets 

7:05pm - Presentation by Hadley Wickham and Joe Cheng of RStudio 

8:30pm - End

About: 

Hadley is the creator of many popular R packages including ggplot2, plyr, reshape2, and devtools. He will introduce dplyr, a new packagefor blazing fast manipulation of tabular data. dplyr builds on the ideas of the popular plyr package, but focuses on tabular data. It works transparently with data frames, data tables, and SQL databases, and boasts performance several orders of magnitude faster than plyr. 

Joe is the creator of the Shiny web framework for R. He will introduce reactive programming concepts in R using Shiny. Reactive programming is a way of structuring your code that makes it easy and natural for changes in your data to "flow" through your calculations. In much the same way as a spreadsheet can automatically and efficiently recalculate dependent formulas when the value of a cell changes, code that is written in the reactive style can automatically and efficiently respond to changes in your data or parameters.



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  • Joe C.

    Thanks to everyone who came out last night, and thanks to Lindsey and Tarek from Metamarkets for having us!

    My slides are here: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/8726227/Shiny-BARUG-Dec2013.pdf

    I received a couple of requests for the source code to the SuperZIP demo, it's here:
    https://github.com/jcheng5/superzip

    December 19, 2013

  • Simon J.

    likewise — not going to make SF in time for this tonight. I really did want to make this one, hope it gets recorded or slides go to the web.

    December 18, 2013

  • David H.

    Just changed my reservation as can't make to the city in time. Please someone record this or at least share the slides as this will be to good to miss. I hope they talk about Shiny. http://www.rstudio.com/shiny/

    December 18, 2013

  • Al

    Do you know if the "waiting" list at the right is shown in the correct queue order? (now showing 172 people) e.g. first at the top gets the next slot that opens? Just trying to get a feel for the chance to get in should more slots open. thanks.

    December 18, 2013

  • Jon

    I'm excited!

    December 11, 2013

  • Tanya C.

    Wish I wasn't on the east coast!

    December 9, 2013

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