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20th
Jul 2015
Radhouane Aniba
@radaniba
Jul 20 2015 20:46
I thought it might be useful to bring some live discussion / sharing resources here on gitter. Feel free to join.
Radhouane Aniba
@radaniba
Jul 20 2015 21:03

Bringing Python String into R universe :) https://github.com/nicolewhite/pystr

Sample usage

pystr_format("Hello {1}, my name is {2}.", "World", "Nicole")
Andrew MacDonald
@aammd
Jul 20 2015 21:59
oh interesting
is that kind of like sprintf()
?
Radhouane Aniba
@radaniba
Jul 20 2015 22:00
Oh hey Andrew ! thanks for joining, yes it looks like it's 'stealing' python string flexibility
yes similar to sprintf()
Andrew MacDonald
@aammd
Jul 20 2015 22:10
I do love how the R community is happy to steal desirable features from every language
it is the creole of computing
Radhouane Aniba
@radaniba
Jul 20 2015 22:11
it's working in both directions :) http://ggplot.yhathq.com/
Radhouane Aniba
@radaniba
Jul 20 2015 23:13
This is a good read for those interested in optimization : How to speed up R code http://arxiv.org/abs/1503.00855