[R] RMarkdown vignettes v. Jupyter notebooks?
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Thu Oct 11 14:43:00 CEST 2018
I'd highly recommend Yihui's extensive write up:
On Thu, Oct 11, 2018 at 4:08 AM Spencer Graves
<spencer.graves using effectivedefense.org> wrote:
> What are the differences between Jupyter notebooks and RMarkdown
> I'm trying to do real time monitoring of the broadcast quality of
> a radio station, and it seems to me that it may be easier to do that in
> Python than in R. This led me to a recent post to
> "python-list using python.org" that mentioned "Jupyter, Mathematica, and the
> Future of the Research Paper" by Paul Romer, who won the 2018 Nobel
> Memorial Prize in Economics only a few days ago. In brief, this article
> suggests that Jupyter notebooks may replace publication in refereed
> scientific journals as the primary vehicle for sharing scientific
> research, because they make it so easy for readers to follow both the
> scientific and computational logic and test their own modifications.
> A "Jupyter Notebook Tutorial: The Definitive Guide" suggested
> I first install Anaconda Navigator. I got version 1.9.2 of that. It
> opens with options for eight different "applications" including
> JupyterLab 0.34.9, Jupyter Notebook 5.6.0, Spyder 3.3.1 (an IDE for
> Python), and RStudio 1.1.456.
> This leads to several questions:
> 1. In general, what experiences have people had with
> Jupyter Notebooks, Anaconda Navigator, and RMarkdown vignettes in
> RStudio, and the similarities and differences? Do you know any
> references that discuss this?
> 2. More specifically, does it make sense to try to use
> RStudio from within Anaconda Navigator, or is one better off using
> RStudio as a separate, stand alone application -- or should one even
> abandon RStudio and run R instead from within a Jupyter Notebook? [I'm
> new to this topic, so it's possible that this question doesn't even make
> Spencer Graves
>  If you have ideas for how best to do real time monitoring of
> broadcast quality of a radio station, I'd love to hear them. I need
> software that will do that, preferably something that's free, open
> source. The commercial software I've seen for this is not adequate for
> my purposes, so I'm trying to write my own. I have a sample script in
> Python that will read a live stream from a radio tuner and output a
> *.wav of whatever length I want, and I wrote Python eight years ago for
> a similar real time application. I'd prefer to use R, but I don't know
> how to get started.
>  2018-04-13:
> This further cites a similar article in The Atlantic from 2018-04-05:
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