Friday, November 20, 2015

Countries of refugees to the US in 2014 and their destinations

A tweet from Kyle Walker introduced me to data from the Office of Refugee Resettlement from the US Department of Health and Human Services. Using multiple R packages such as shiny, rCharts, rcdimple, leaflet, and d3heatmap, this post looks at the countries of 69,986 refugees in 2014 and their destinations in the US. All charts are interactive and the code for generating them and the shiny apps can be found in the Refugees repository in my account on GitHub. 

Click the link to go to the post:  http://patilv.com/USRefugees/

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Interactive charts using htmlwidgets

This was a deck used in my presentation to the Inland Northwest R user Group this past Friday (November 6, 2015). The introduction of htmlwidgetshas opened up a wide-range of options for R-users without having the need to pick-up on JavaScript to create great charts and I would like to thank the great work of many in the community, including R-Studio, Ramnath Vaidyanathan and Kenton Russell for htmlwidgets and the many widget developers. Please click this link to visit the blog post: http://patilv.com/introtohtmlwidgets/