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Make your own ggclock

Make a ggplot2-themed clock face

Making an animated contour plot

Earlier this week Mike Bostock tweeted a interesting looking contour plot with a link to edit the formula and manipulate the graphic using D3.js. A live 2D function plot.

Animated TIE Fighter

Recently I’ve been looking for an excuse to try out Thomas Lin Pedersen’s new grammar of animation, which is an extension of ggplot2 and a retooling of the existing gganmiate package.

Using rtweet to Create a tidyverse Twitterbot

A while back, I was inspired by this Twitter exchange to create a bot that would tweet out tidyverse related material. Armchair Business Man Suggestion: Ever thought about having a Twitter account that automatocally tweets each new topic accompanied with link to said post ala Reddit?

Creating an EM:IP Cover Graphic Using ggplot2

This time last year, I submitted a graphic to the Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice (EM:IP) cover showcase competition. In April at the annual National Council on Measurement in Education conference, it was announced that I was one of four winners that would be featured on the cover of EM:IP this year.

Tidy Sports Analytics, Part 4: tidyverse

This is the final post in the tidy sports analytics series, in which I’ve been using play-by-play from the 2016 NFL season to demonstrate the power of the tidyverse.

Tidy Sports Analytics, Part 3: ggplot2

This is the third post in the tidy sports analytics series. In this series, I’ve been demonstrating how the collection of tidyverse packages can be used to explore and analyze sports data.

Tidy Sports Analytics, Part 2: tidyr

This is the second in a series of posts that demonstrates how the tidyverse can be used to easily explore and analyze NFL play-by-play data. In part one, I used the dplyr package to calculate the offensive success rate of each NFL offense in during the 2016 season.

Tidy Sports Analytics, Part 1: dplyr

Welcome to the first in a series of blog posts where I’ll be using sports data to demonstrate the power of the tidyverse tools in the context of sports analytics.

Integrating Blogdown with GitHub Pages and Travis-CI

I recently converted my website from Jekyll to Hugo with blogdown. If you haven’t tried out blogdown yet, Yihui Xie just hosted a webinar that does a great job of introducing the package.