Jesse Sadler

I am a historian of early modern Europe and currently a lecturer at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. My research investigates the significance of sibling relationships and inheritance in the development of early modern capitalism. I have been using R for approximately two and a half years to analyze and visualize historical data. I am the author of two R packages that should be on CRAN shortly. The opencage package geocodes locations and is written in concert with Maëlle Salmon and Daniel Possenriede, among others. I am also writing a package called debkeepr that integrates non-decimal currencies into R through the basis provided by the vctrs package.

rstudio::conf 2020

vctrs: Creating custom vector classes with the vctrs package

January 30, 2020

The base R types of vectors enable the representation of an amazingly wide array of data types. There is so much you can do with R.

rstudio::conf 2019

Learning and using the Tidyverse for historical research

January 24, 2019

My talk will discuss how R, the Tidyverse, and the community around R helped me to learn to code and create my first R package. My positive experiences with the resources for learning R and...