Programming with R

How-To Tutorials Tips - R Programming for Humans

Handling Missing Values in R using tidyr

In this post, We’ll see 3 functions from tidyr that’s useful for handling Missing Values (NAs) in the dataset. Please note: This post isn’t going to be about Missing Value Imputation. tidyr According to the documentation of tidyr, The goal of tidyr is to help you create tidy data. Tidy data is data where: + Every column is variable. + Every row is an observation.. + Every cell is a single value.

Functional Programming + Iterative Web Scraping in R

Web Scraping in R Web scraping needs no introduction among Data enthusiasts. It’s one of the most viable and most essential ways of collecting Data when the data itself isn’t available. Knowing web scraping comes very handy when you are in shortage of data or in need of Macroeconomics indicators or simply no data available for a particular project like a Word2vec / Language with a custom text dataset.

Hindi and Other Languages in India based on 2001 census

India is the world’s largest Democracy and as it goes, also a highly diverse place. This is my attempt to see how “Hindi” and other languages are spoken in India. In this post, we’ll see how to collect data for this relevant puzzle - directly from Wikipedia and How we’re going to visualize it - highlighting the insight. Data Wikipedia is a great source for data like this - Languages spoken in India and also because Wikipedia lists these tables as html <table> it becomes quite easier for us to use rvest::html_table() to extract the table as dataframe without much hassle.

Regex Problem? Here's an R package that will write Regex for you

REGEX is that thing that scares everyone almost all the time. Hence, finding some alternative is always very helpful and peaceful too. Here’s a nice R package thst helps us do REGEX without knowing REGEX. REGEX This is the REGEX pattern to test the validity of a URL: ^(http)(s)?(\:\/\/)(www\.)?([^\ ]*)$ A typical regular expression contains — Characters ( http ) and Meta Characters ([]). The combination of these two form a meaningful regular expression for a particular task.