News: Advanced R programming course - EMBL Heidelberg, 3-4 April 2017
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Laurent Gatto1.0k wrote:

Dear all,

We are organising a two-day advanced R programming course in Heidelberg in April 2017 focusing on advanced techniques in writing reliable, robust code in R. The material will provide the opportunity to gain experience and understanding of object-oriented programming, packaging your code for distribution, advanced approaches for data visualisation, unit testing, and debugging. Sessions will be driven by many practical exercises.

Course outline

The material will focus on:

  • Package development
  • Testing
  • Coding style & good practice
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Functional programming
  • Debugging
  • The tidyverse approach to handling data
  • Grammar of graphics approach to visualisation
  • Shiny for browser-based interactive visualisations

3-4 April 2017 (Monday-Tuesday)
Venue: EMBL Heidelberg
Instructors: Laurent Gatto, Robert Stojnic (University of Cambridge)
Organiser: Wolfgang Huber (EMBL)


The course is aimed at those with experience of scripting, who want to learn more about writing robust and efficient code.

More details and registration at

If you have any questions, please as them here.

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19 months ago by
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Laurent Gatto1.0k wrote:

A couple of places left due to last-minute cancellations!

More details and registration:

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