Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 30

Installing StatET

About StatET and Eclipse StatET is a powerful plug-in that allows you to use R inside the Integrated Development Environment (IDE) known as Eclipse. The features in Eclipse make it easier to write code in R, unless perhaps you’re already using something more sophisticated. Eclipse has a reputation for having a “steep learning curve”. However, …

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Jan 30

How to upgrade to a new version of R

R FAQ 2.8 (as of R 2.14)

I updated to R 2.14.1 for the StatET instructions post (forthcoming).  While doing that, I noticed some upgrading instructions in R’s Frequent Asked Questions. I gave it a try, but the results were a little annoying.  First of all, I had to be careful to copy over only my custom libraries, and not the core …

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Jan 16

Guide to using Easy Install in Python from “sadphaeton”

While casting about looking for resources to get Numpy working (more about that later), I found a cool blog.  The author  knows what he’s talking about AND has a very down to earth tone; a very rare combination. http://blog.sadphaeton.com/ I had Python and Numpy working for the most part, but the “easy_install” command was still …

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