Alex M. Chubaty
Alex M. Chubaty
Using the latest GDAL with R packages on macOS - redux
As an update to an earlier post, here’s how to use the latest versions of GDAL/PROJ with R spatial packages. Install GDAL brew install pkg-config brew install gdal (Re)install R spatial packages Next, we need to install a few packages from source in order to use the new GDAL libraries:
Jan 8, 2020
Yes, The Queen is listed as an 'author' on our R packages
Just noticed the Queen is listed as an author in this (and probably other) R packages https://t.co/ehCb3uHjpx #rstats pic.twitter.com/KRKKQvlGX4 — David Smith (`@revodavid`) September 7, 2017 A number of people have been surprised to learn that Her Majesty the Queen is listed as an author on a number of our packages.
Sep 14, 2017
Using the latest GDAL with R packages on macOS
UPDATE: see more recent version of this post here. I wanted to play around with the new sf package, which requires the latest GDAL (>= 2.0.0), GEOS (>= 3.3.0), and PROJ.
Dec 13, 2016
meow: the most anticipated R package of 2015
In preparing a presentation on developing R packages using RStudio for the Victoria R Users Meetup Group this month, organizer Kiri Whan and I put together a very simple demo R package.
Feb 9, 2015
Installing rgdal on OSX
This is actually really easy to do, but most of the google hits I came across were old (from 2010) or horribly complex (building gdal and proj4 from source then building rgdal itself).
Aug 5, 2014
Essential software for biology grad students: Part III Writing Tools
Whenever I used to sit down in front of the computer to write anything other than an email, I would immediately open Microsoft Word and start clacking away on the keyboard.
Jul 15, 2013
Essential software for biology grad students: Part II Backups and Version Control
Always. Back up. Your data. Simple, yet for various reasons many people simply don’t. Backing up data and documents is critical in the event of random computer (or, more likely, user) failure.
Jul 11, 2013
Essential software for biology grad students: Part I Overview
When I started grad school, I had no idea at the time just how much I’d learn doing a PhD. I’m not just talking about the “big picture” stuff: how to do research, design and conduct experiments, analyze data, and synthesize information.
Jul 10, 2013
more on journal abbreviations in Mendeley
Wow, my other posts on the topic are getting a lot of hits! Some exciting info for anyone still struggling with getting abbreviated journal names working with Mendeley: this feature is coming soon!
Jun 20, 2013
I just transferred my hosting away from GoDaddy (good riddance!) and am now self-hosting this site on a Raspberry Pi. There may be some DNS and 404 hiccups for the next 48 hours or so while all the new settings “take”.
Apr 26, 2013