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Use Cases

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TitleResourceDate
Linking phylogenetic and geographic data using rotl and rgbifrotl, rgbif2019-03-22
weathercan: Exploring extreme weather events in my neighbourhoodweathercan2019-03-27
rBiodiversidatarredlist, taxize2019-03-28
taxize: Understanding how seafood mislabelling misrepresents the conservation status of the fish on your platetaxize2019-03-29
rgbif: get a little or a*lot* of occurrence datargbif2019-04-02
Get tweet status ID from CrossRef Event Data with creventscrevents2019-04-12
qualtRics: the Stack Overflow Developer SurveyqualtRics2019-05-01
Using drake to power a new soil respiration databasedrake2019-05-04
Can rainfall be a useful predictor of epidemic risk across temporal and...nasapower2019-05-10
rcrossref for #TidyTuesdayrcrossref2019-05-17
Using bib2df to parse the R Journal archivesbib2df2019-05-29
osmdata use case: Bicycle network analysis of Aucklandosmdata2019-05-30
get_clean_obs R Function (searching, pulling and cleaning citizen science records from iNaturalist and GBIF)spocc, rgbif2019-06-06
Using bomrang to correlate weather conditions to sorghum stalk rot (charcoal rot)bomrang2019-07-01
Promoting R and rOpenSci packages in UK local governmentropenaq2019-07-17
Using fingertipsR for public health data in UK local governmentfingertipsR by Sebastian Fox2019-07-17
Querying linked data to improve public servicesghql2019-07-17
Teaching how to create high quality R packagesrOpenSci package development guide book2019-08-05
Use of R package review guidelines in independent manuscript reviewrOpenSci package development guide book2019-08-08
Using rorcid to generate a website CVrorcid: GitHub - ropensci/rorcid: A programmatic interface the Orcid.org API2019-08-20
Using pdftools, tabulizer, and writexl to simplify business information handling workflowpdftools, tabulizer, writexl2019-08-27
Converting MedDRA Terminology to Linked Data using rdflibrdflib2019-09-06
Use rnaturalearth to get a background map in sf format for plotting with ggplotrnaturalearth2019-09-10
drake use case involving fires!drake2019-09-27
Can {drake} RAP? Promoting {drake} for pipeline management in UK government{drake}2019-10-02
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
tidyhydat and weathercan webinartidyhydat, weathercan, hydrology task view2019-10-29
Reproducible CV using rorcidrorcid2019-11-02
ERDDAP servers use case: tidync and rerddaprerddap and tidync2019-11-07
Analyzing invoice data from Elsevier relative to hybrid open accessrcrossref, crminer, tabulizer2019-11-25
Batch image manipulation using magickmagick2019-11-26
mapping the location of biogeography researchers with `refsplitr`package refsplitr2020-01-28
Accessing, wrangling and plotting global weather data (for free!)rnoaa, lawn2020-01-30
tabulizer for parsing block-text from .pdftabulizer2020-02-01
osmdata use case: Wall Artosmdata2020-02-06
pdftools for parsing .pdf from a URL - public data miningpdftools2020-02-15
Searching Microsoft Academic & extracting the metadatamicrodemic2020-03-27
pdftools for parsing tables from many .pdfspdftools2020-03-31
{Magick}ally Visualize Historical Google Maps Traffic Datamagick2020-04-10
Use of crul's retry sub-routine in an API packagecrul2020-04-16
Animated generative art with magickmagick2020-04-21
Using taxadb to query taxonomic information in ecology projectstaxadb2020-04-27
{drake} at Queensland Fire and Emergency Servicesdrake2020-05-04
Visualize covid19 cases using rnaturalearth packagernaturalearth2020-05-05
Package for downloading shapefiles using piggybackpiggyback2020-05-11
bomrang with a third party package, stationaRy, to get hourly weather data and clifro to plot wind rosesbomrang, clifro2020-05-17
Using {drake} for machine learningdrake2020-05-22
Detecting the Effects of Sustained Glacier Wastage on Streamflow in Variably Glacierized Catchments (Using tidyhydat)tidyhydat2020-05-25
Create a time-lapse video using av packageav2020-06-08
Scrape an image from DeepZoom with R and magick, recomposing a single image from multiple tilesmagick2020-06-08
US lawmakers on Twitter during a pandemic: some corpus linguistics methodsrtweet2020-06-09
Testing an API wrapper with webmockr and vcrwebmockr and vcr with the HTTP testing book. This question on ROpenSci helped me discover the tools2020-06-09
Using DataPackageR to create data package Pandemic Papers with Chris KnoxDataPackageR2020-06-17
Using qualtRics to study the effect of COVID-19 on scientistsqualtRics2020-06-21
Filtering pdfs using RegEx in their bodypdftools2020-06-25
Extraindo tabelas de documentos pdf em R com TabulizerTabulizer2020-07-20
Creating a self-updating GitHub README using rtweet and GitHub Actionsrtweet2020-07-21
Spanish and English blogs on how to use rtweet and magickrtweet, magick2020-08-01
Basic manipulation of GIF frames with magickmagick2020-08-13
Bar chart portraits with magickmagick2020-08-23
covidpreprints.com using europepmc and rAltmetriceuropepmc, rAltmetric2020-09-08
Kontarion - a stack extending rocker/ml-verse for Bibliometric analyticsoai, rentrez, fulltext, europepmc, refsplitr, rcrossref, citecorp, roadoi2020-09-15
Mapping scientific collaboration about the Anthropoce with refsplitrPackage refsplitr2020-09-15
Processing Web of Science records with refsplitr to study author gender and geographyPackage refsplitr2020-09-15
A Twitter bot with rtweet, Mapbox and GitHub Actionsrtweet2020-09-25
osmdata: Rail transport network of the three largest cities in Spainosmdata2020-10-27
osmdata, rnaturalearth and magick for #TidyTuesdayosmdata, rnaturalearth, magick2020-11-06
Use stplanr to find and plot major streets of a citystplanr package2020-11-18
Handling vegetation-plot information using vegtable and taxlisttaxlist2020-11-21
Using av to convert audio files for compatibility with an electronic storytellerav2020-12-10
Scraping liked posts on Twitter using rtweetrtweet2021-01-03
Using ghql to analyze all my 2020 GitHub commitsghql2021-01-16
Getting and plotting weather and climate dataweathercan2021-01-21
Using dittodb to test database queriesdittodb2021-01-25
Shiny apps to search #rstudioglobal or #rstats tweets with rtweetrtweet2021-01-25
pdftools for extracting complex (e.g. text-wrapped/multiline) tables from pdfspdftools2021-01-26
Use gert to scan all git repos in a directorygert2021-02-01
Mapping collaborations in Neotropical Taxonomy with refsplitrrefsplitr2021-02-06
Using terrainr to retrieve spatial data and make 3D landscape visualizationsterrainr2021-03-01
Teaching an introduction to workflow management using drakedrake2021-03-25
Using RSelenium to scrape a paginated HTML tableRSelenium2021-04-12
Scraping Google Play Reviews with RSeleniumRSelenium2021-05-11
Easily analyzing tweets using rtweetrtweet2021-05-12
Most tweeted words each month: a year snapshotrtweet2021-05-17
Using tabulizer to extract tabular data from daily COVID-19 reportstabulizer2021-06-07
Using rotl to create phylogenetic treesrotl2021-06-12
Mapping Asian elephant observations with rgbifrgbif2021-06-23
Environment Canada air temperature using weathercanweathercan2021-07-02
Historical dataviz recreations with a sprinkle of magickmagick2021-07-04
pdftools + tesseract para extraer texto en españolpdftoolstesseract2021-07-15
pdftools + map to download & read multiple pdfspdftools2021-07-15
Investigating the drought in the Canadian prairiesweathercan2021-07-26
targets pipeline with RMarkdown to download and visualize USGS datatargets2021-07-26
Answering 'what colour is London?' with magick and rtweetrtweet magick2021-07-27
Informal package review using rOpenSci review templateReview template from the package development guide2021-08-04

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