Inspired by the above tweet, my latest tutorial explains how four forcats functions — fct_inorder(), fct_relevel(), fct_reorder(), and fct_infreq() — solve various issues with reordering bars in a bar chart.
I published a new tutorial that focuses on one function: tidyr::gather(), which is used to convert data from messy to tidy: In the tutorial I assume that you know the terms and just need help figuring how to get from A to B. If, however, this is all new to you, I… Read more »
(Note: this blog post will be more comprehensible if you first take a look at the wonderapi Readme.) “Write a package” has been on my wish-to-do list for a quite a while, so this summer I took the plunge. I figured I’d start with something seemingly simple, like writing a… Read more »
Cleveland dot plots are a great alternative to a simple bar chart, particularly if you have more than a few items. It doesn’t take much for a bar chart to look cluttered. In the same amount of space, many more values can be included in a dot plot, and it’s… Read more »
(reposted from: http://blog.revolutionanalytics.com/2016/04/webinar-april-28-effective-graphs.html) Naomi Robbins, author of Creating More Effective Graphs and Forbes contributor has teamed up with daughter Dr Joyce Robbins to present a new webinar this Thursday April 28, Creating Effective Graphs with Microsoft R Open. The webinar will demonstrate how to create a variety of useful graphics with R: comparisons, distributions, trends over time,… Read more »
I’ve prepared a cheatsheet for R base graphics. Hope you find it useful. If you have any suggestions on what to add, please contact me. Download Cheatsheet (pdf)
I teamed up with my mom, Naomi Robbins, to write Effective Graphs with Microsoft R Open, which we just completed and is available for download. I enjoyed returning to coding after a long break, and it was a great experience to be part of a mother-daughter team. Naomi took responsibility for… Read more »
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