Past Meetup

R-Powered Web Apps (with Jeff Horner & Jeroen Ooms)

This Meetup is past

110 people went

Location visible to members

Details

We'll have two presentations on R-driven web applications with Jeff Horner, creator of the RApache module, and Jeroen Oons, a visiting scholar at UCLA.

Door will open at 6:00pm, and talks will begin at 6:30pm.

Bringing the Power of R to Web Apps with RApache

Jeff Horner will discuss the motivation for creating RApache (http://rapache.net), a module for executing R code inside of Apache, outline the details for getting a basic R-powered web app running, and highlight some examples of RApache apps & dashboards around the web.

Jeff is the author of several R packages, including Brew (http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/brew/index.html) (a report generation tool) & Cairo (for graphics), and currently maintains the RMySQL (http://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/RMySQL) package for interfacing R with MySQL. By day, he is a Systems Analyst at Vanderbilt University.

Developing Web Apps with R and Javascript

Jeroen Ooms will speak about developing web applications with R and Javascript, including exposing one of R's most powerful visualization packages, ggplot2, as a web application.

Some of his work is showcased at:

http://www.stat.ucla.edu/~jeroen/ .

Jeroen is a visiting scholar from the Netherlands at UCLA Dept. of Statistics. He obtained his MS in Statistics last year from Utrecht University, and he has used R extensively in developing web applications.

A Word from Our Sponsor: Twitter, Inc.

Twitter Seeks a Big Data Analyst (http://twitter.com/job.html?jvi=oxGfVfw7,Job)

"Twitter is looking for new members of our technical staff to focus on analyzing the Twitter dataset. You should have a passion for using statistics to find meaning in massive datasets."

Follow the link for more details.

See you on Tuesday!

- Jim & Mike