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  • Mon 24th Sep 6:00pm
    This is our monthly informal gathering - just turn up, grab a drink, sit down and start talking UX! If you haven't been before you'll find us on the right as you come in, opposite the bar.

    Check out... more
  • Mon 24th Sep 6:30pm
    Police Scotland holds 1,000,000+ photographs.

    Many of these records are of innocent people. Something needs to change.

    Police Scotland also hold 300,000 DNA profiles and 400,000 fingerprint records.... more
  • Tue 25th Sep 6:30pm
  • Tue 25th Sep 6:30pm
    We'll be meeting at Milnes bar on Hanover St at about 6:30pm. There *should* be Python logo printouts on the table if you need to find us.

    There's *no minimum skill level* for coming along! If you li... more
  • Wed 26th Sep 6:00pm
    We're excited to announce Mode 2 Meetup episode 12, sponsored by Cucumber!

    Mode 2 is a regular meetup about IT innovation within large companies across central Scotland.

    Each meetup will feature two... more


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  • Coding events for all ages to help build confidence and digital skills this September. National Coding Week returns to CodeClan from 17th September, a chance for anyone’s who’s been thinking of trying to code (and maybe a few who have never considered it) to come along to events in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Prosecco & Programming Our […] The post Write your first line of code this National Coding Week appeared first on CodeClan.
    Posted Fri 7th Sep by CodeClan
  • Just over a year ago, CodeBase Stirling flung open its doors to welcome a new batch of startups and scaleups. It was the foundation stone of what is hoped will grow into a thriving startup community. Twelve months on and we’re heading in the right direction. It’s perhaps time, then, to look at the lessons learned from the experience of building a startup community from scratch.
    Posted Tue 4th Sep by CodeBase
  • Hi everyone, Our upcoming meeting will be held one week earlier than usual, on Wednesday 12th of September, from 5.00pm. The venue is 50 George Square, room G.06 (see map below). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome - and that includes the pub trip afterwards. Our first speaker is Alastair Kerr, Bioinformatics Core Facility Manager (Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh). He will be presenting to us a short: Demo on R plumber R Markdown and R Shiny facilitate R-programmers to communicate their data and ideas to other people. But how can R code and data be made interoperable with other computers and programming languages? Representational State Transfer (REST), is a common standard that enables RESTful applications to communicate over HTTP and is found in many web services. The R package plumber adds this functionality easily to existing R code. I will explain what you need to know about cre...
    Posted Sun 2nd Sep by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • Hi everyone, Curtis Kephart has kindly sent me some extra material following his recent talk on R Markdown. Below you’ll find a wealth of information, from R Markdown and Shiny code demos you can adapt to your own purposes, to deployed examples, and documentation & tutorials. The talk itself was based on Enterprise Dashboards with R Markdown. Enjoy the pictures from the event and all the resources below! 1/7 2/7 3/7 4/7 5/7 6/7 7/7 ❮ ❯ The GitHub repo here contains all the code demoed at the meeting, and more! R Markdown R Markdown tutorial Example R Markdown code Example deployed to HTML Excel spreadsheet + R Markdown with the openxlsx package Intro to parameterized R Markdown documents, with Rmd code included above (see YAML). In...
    Posted Sun 19th Aug by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
  • Last week saw the return of Prewired's Summer Hack to CodeBase Edinburgh. The idea is simple: A week where young people can get together to learn about a particular problem set, and build a software (or this year, also hardware) solution to help solve those problems.
    Posted Thu 2nd Aug by CodeBase