Prep Your Hugo Blog for R-bloggers

Configuration steps necessary to grow your audience through r-bloggers

Mark Ewing

2 minute read

Get Ready for R-Bloggers There are lots of reasons to write a technical blog. Getting practice writing, thinking through ideas, etc. are all fulfilling reasons on their own. But life is always better with an audience. Well, not always. But for a blog it is. R-bloggers is a great platform to find an audience and share your writing with the world. If you’re writing with Hugo via blogdown though, there’s a hurdle you’ll need to clear.

mgsub v1.0 Launched to CRAN

Multiple, simultaneous string substitions done safely.

Mark Ewing

9 minute read

Official CRAN Launch Earlier this week I submitted mgsub to CRAN and after a couple of days it was accepted! Now it’s live! I’m very excited to have published my second package and one that I think is a more valuable contribution than my first. The package represented a few firsts for me. The first package that I wrote tests for, checked code coverage on and for which I wrote a vignette.

One Year of Trump Executive Orders

How does Trump's use of Executive Orders in his first year line up?

Mark Ewing

4 minute read

First Year Less than a week ago marked the end of Trump’s first year in office. Back in August I posted code on analyzing the issuing of Executive Orders. Today I’m just going to provide updated commentary. Notes The Federal Register takes time to actually publish Executive Orders. This window is variable but has a median value of 5 days. That’s why this post is coming out on the 25th instead of the 20th.