Matthias' Post

Simple features for R

Hey folks,

sf is an rather new R package for handling and analyzing spatial data in R. While various R packages are available that provide classes and methods for spatial data (e.g. sp, rgdal and rgeos), sf, which is developed by Edzer Pebesma and others, is intended to gradually replace

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PyDays Vienna 2017

Hey there,

I am pleased to share the following announcement on behalf of the PyDays Vienna team with you:

Dear Pythonistas,

we are happy to announce the very first edition of PyDays Vienna!

5-6 May 2017 · FH Technikum Wien · talks/workshops/sprints · social events · free entry!

PyDays Vienna is:

  • a regional Python event organized by

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Efficient import of large csv files into R

Hey everybody,

after a short summer break we are ready to emerge from several weeks in the doldrums 🙂

If you are working with large data sets stored in .csv format, the files are likely to comprise hundreds of MB or several GB of data.
Importing these csv files using the common read.csv or

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