Jenny is a software engineer on the tidyverse team. She is a recovering biostatistician who takes special delight in eliminating the small agonies of data analysis. Jenny is known for smoothing the interfaces between R and spreadsheets, web APIs, and Git/GitHub. She’s been working in R/S for over 20 years and is a member of the R Foundation. She also serves in the leadership of rOpenSci and Forwards and is an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia.
January 31, 2020
Your first “object of type ‘closure’ is not subsettable” error message is a big milestone for an R user. Congratulations, if there was any lingering doubt, you now know that you are officially...
January 24, 2019
The "tidy eval" framework is implemented in the rlang package and is rolling out in packages across the Tidyverse and beyond. There is a lively conversation these days, as people come to terms with...
September 21, 2018
What is a reprex? It’s a reproducible example. Making a great reprex is both an art and a science and this webinar will cover both aspects.
April 13, 2018
The data frame is a crucial data structure in R and, especially, in the Tidyverse. Working on a column or a variable is a very natural operation, which is great. But what about row-oriented work?
May 10, 2017
What's new with readxl? A Tidyverse solution for reading data stored in xls or xlsx format
February 9, 2017