Our next meeting will take place on the 17th of April, from 5.30pm, in Appleton Tower, room 2.14 (see the map below for further details). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome!
Our first speaker is Ksenia Aleksankina, Data Scientist at TravelNest. She will be discussing how to go:
From laptop to cloud: making R work on Amazon AWS
This talk looks at various ways R can be used within Amazon Web Services: from setting up and running an RStudio Server and a Shiny Server using Amazon Machine Image to deploying R code. Using some simple examples I will demonstrate how to set up an EC2 instance (a virtual server), analyse data stored in S3 (Amazon Simple Storage Service), and host a Shiny app.
Our second speaker will be Liam Mason, GIS Analyst at Marine Scotland. His talk will focus on:
Improving Accessibility in Data Visualisation #EndTheRainbow
Rainbow colour schemes are commonly used in data visualisati...
Posted Mon 8th Apr by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup
It’s fair to say that March was a big month for us here at CodeClan. In case you missed it, we got ourselves a wonderful new home in Inverness, opened applications for our brand-new Data Analysis course in Edinburgh, and celebrated placing more than 500 of our software development graduates into work. As for April, let’s just […]
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Posted Thu 4th Apr by CodeClan
About Rob Rob Wilson graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He knew when he graduated that he wanted to change direction and move into a career in technology and he thought CodeClan was the obvious route. He heard about CodeClan from several tech companies when he was applying for […]
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Posted Wed 3rd Apr by CodeClan
Ping Creates, our fun and amazing tenant, the award-winning full service
studio specialising in design & development for websites, apps, animation &
marketing solutions, is expanding!
We are excited to see them grow and thought we would feature them as our
tenant of the month!
Posted Tue 19th Mar by CodeBase
Our next meeting will take place on the 20th of March, from 5.30pm, in Appleton Tower, Lecture Theatre 1 (see the map below for further details). As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome!
Our first speaker is Alan O’Callaghan, PhD student in biomedical data science in the The Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM). He will be discussing:
Building interactive modules using htmlwidgets
This talk focuses on the htmlwidgets framework in R. We will look at the mechanics of creating your own, and why you might choose to use it instead of (or alongside) other frameworks like crosstalk or Shiny. We will start with toy examples to illustrate the basics and then progress to some real use cases, from networks of Twitter interaction to exploration of principal components, in order to demonstrate why this framework is worth learning and applying to your data.
Our second speaker is Martin...
Posted Tue 12th Mar by EdinbR: The Edinburgh R Usergroup