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Use Cases

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Title Resource Date
Using bib2df to parse the R Journal archives bib2df 2019-05-29 europepmc, rAltmetric 2020-09-08
Analyzing invoice data from Elsevier relative to hybrid open access rcrossref, crminer, tabulizer 2019-11-25
Bar chart portraits magick 2020-08-23
Spanish and English blogs on how to use rtweet and magick rtweet, magick 2020-08-01
bomrang with a third party package, stationaRy, to get hourly weather data and clifro to plot wind roses bomrang, clifro 2020-05-17
Searching Microsoft Academic & extracting the metadata microdemic 2020-03-27
pdftools for parsing .pdf from a URL - public data mining pdftools 2020-02-15
Use of crul's retry sub-routine in an API package crul 2020-04-16
{drake} at Queensland Fire and Emergency Services drake 2020-05-04
Visualize covid19 cases using rnaturalearth package rnaturalearth 2020-05-05
Create a time-lapse video using av package av 2020-06-08
Scrape an image from DeepZoom with R and magick, recomposing a single image from multiple tiles magick 2020-06-08
US lawmakers on Twitter during a pandemic: some corpus linguistics methods rtweet 2020-06-09
Using DataPackageR to create data package Pandemic Papers with Chris Knox DataPackageR 2020-06-17
Filtering pdfs using RegEx in their body pdftools 2020-06-25
Package for downloading shapefiles using piggyback piggyback 2020-05-11
Basic manipulation of GIF frames with magick magick 2020-08-13
Creating a self-updating GitHub README using rtweet and GitHub Actions rtweet 2020-07-21
Extraindo tabelas de documentos pdf em R com Tabulizer Tabulizer 2020-07-20
Get tweet status ID from CrossRef Event Data with crevents crevents 2019-04-12
Using qualtRics to study the effect of COVID-19 on scientists qualtRics 2020-06-21
Testing an API wrapper with webmockr and vcr webmockr and vcr with the HTTP testing book. This question on ROpenSci helped me discover the tools. 2020-06-09
Detecting the Effects of Sustained Glacier Wastage on Streamflow in Variably Glacierized Catchments (Using tidyhydat) tidyhydat 2020-05-25
Using {drake} for machine learning drake 2020-05-22
Animated generative art with magick magick 2020-04-21
Using taxadb to query taxonomic information in ecology projects taxadb 2020-04-27
{Magick}ally Visualize Historical Google Maps Traffic Data magick 2020-04-10
pdftools for parsing tables from many .pdfs pdftools 2020-03-31
osmdata use case: Wall Art osmdata 2020-02-06
tabulizer for parsing block-text from .pdf tabulizer 2020-02-01
Accessing, wrangling and plotting global weather data (for free!) rnoaa, lawn, 2020-01-30
mapping the location of biogeography researchers with `refsplitr` package refsplitr 2020-01-28
tidyhydat and weathercan webinar tidyhydat, weathercan and hydrology task view 2019-10-29
Batch image manipulation using magick magick 2019-11-26
ERDDAP servers use case: tidync and rerddap rerddap and tidync 2019-11-07
Reproducible CV using rorcid rorcid 2019-11-02
Academic CV using {vitae}, {scholar} to pull papers, and {tic} for building on Travis. {vitae} and {tic} - both rOpenSci Labs (and excellent). 2019-10-03
Can {drake} RAP? Promoting {drake} for pipeline management in UK government {drake} 2019-10-02
Teaching how to create high quality R packages rOpenSci package development guide book 2019-08-05
drake use case involving fires! drake 2019-09-27
Can rainfall be a useful predictor of epidemic risk across temporal and... nasapower 2019-05-10
Converting MedDRA Terminology to Linked Data using rdflib rdflib 2019-09-06
rcrossref for #TidyTuesday rcrossref 2019-05-17
Use rnaturalearth to get a background map in sf format for plotting with ggplot rnaturalearth 2019-09-10
Using pdftools, tabulizer, and writexl to simplify business information handling workflow Packages used are, from ropensci, pdftools, tabulizer, writexl, and also officer 2019-08-27
Using rorcid to generate a website CV rorcid: 2019-08-20
Use of R package review guidelines in independent manuscript review rOpenSci package development guide book 2019-08-08
qualtRics: the Stack Overflow Developer Survey qualtRics 2019-05-01
Querying linked data to improve public services ghql 2019-07-17
Using fingertipsR for public health data in UK local government fingertipsR by Sebastian Fox 2019-07-17
Promoting R and rOpenSci packages in UK local government ropenaq 2019-07-17
Using bomrang to correlate weather conditions to sorghum stalk rot (charcoal rot) bomrang 2019-07-01
get_clean_obs R Function (searching, pulling and cleaning citizen science records from iNaturalist and GBIF) spocc, rgbif 2019-06-06
osmdata use case: Bicycle network analysis of Auckland osmdata 2019-05-30
Using drake to power a new soil respiration database drake 2019-05-04
rgbif: get a little or a*lot* of occurrence data rgbif 2019-04-02
taxize: Understanding how seafood mislabelling misrepresents the conservation status of the fish on your plate taxize 2019-03-29
rBiodiversidata rredlist, taxize 2019-03-28
weathercan: Exploring extreme weather events in my neighbourhood weathercan 2019-03-27
Linking phylogenetic and geographic data using rotl and rgbif rotl, rgbif 2019-03-22

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