Monday, December 15, 2014

Holiday caRd 2014: Snowflakes

Apparently it's that time of year again! The R circlize package plays a prominent role in this caRd.
Like snowflakes, no two cards are likely to be identical, so try it a few times :)

Lots of options for viewing the R code:

1) Run it automatically by just using the following few lines of R code. Probably the easiest way, provided you've installed RCurl: it allows you to directly run the github code from its url.

install.packages("RCurl")
library(RCurl)
options(RCurlOptions = list(verbose = FALSE, capath = system.file("CurlSSL", "cacert.pem", package = "RCurl"), ssl.verifypeer = FALSE))
#this seems necessary for the Windows people only?
#
eval(expr = parse(text = getURL("https://gist.githubusercontent.com/cmtucker/c591e868c76de1ac81e6/raw/ea3581a2d7f10810023529c7046edb40f099cbb3/snowflakeCode")))


2) Go to https://gist.github.com/cmtucker/c591e868c76de1ac81e6 and access directly. You can download the file directly ("download gist") or hit "raw" and copy/paste.

3) Copy and paste the code below.

3 comments:

dynamicecology said...

Just this morning I was wondering when we'd get our holiday caRd! :-)

emgbotany said...

I've been waiting for this post! Thanks and Happy Holidays!

Caroline Tucker said...

Thanks to both of you :)