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Month: July 2017

Weekly Meal Plan: July 15, 2017

Weekly Meal Plan: July 15, 2017

It’s been a busy week, so no new coding to share yet.  Meal planning goes on regardless as otherwise we wouldn’t have anything to eat around here.  The weeks we are too busy to plan this out are the weeks I find myself struggling the most – by Wednesday it feels like the refrigerator is empty and that every night has featured rotisserie chicken and just enough random vegetables to qualify as a salad. If you want to check out…

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Weekly Meal Planning with Trello

Weekly Meal Planning with Trello

Trello is commonly used in the business world to track project work, and I frequently use it in that capacity.  However, for the past few months our family has also been using Trello to do all of our meal planning.  With the “Send to Trello” function I can easily  schedule my recipes from Pinterest and create a shopping list that every member of our family can access from the mobile app. I start by creating a board in Trello with…

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Turning travel data into tidy data

Turning travel data into tidy data

In the previous posts we walked though the basics of reading in the data, quickly plotting some variables, and creating flags to help with future analysis.  Now we’re going to transform the data in to tidy format so that we have variables in columns, observations in rows, and only one type per dataset.  You can learn more about this format here. First, we’ll use the library called ‘reshape2’ to pivot the dataset called temps on the variable named “MST”, making it…

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