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Monthly R Ladies Meeting: Writing websites in R with blogdown!
March 21, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+0
This event is postponed again due to the weather forecast. Sorry for the inconvenience!
Create your own website with little or no html/css experience! We will go through the steps to launch and maintain your own static website using the R blogdown package. We will cover picking a theme, configuring, and launching your site, as well as a workflow for updates. We will also create a test blog using Rmarkdown (feel free to bring your own file.). This will be a hands-on working session, so please bring your laptop!
If you want to be ready for action:
-Make sure you have an account on either Github or Gitlab and configure it with RStudio (http://r-pkgs.had.co.nz/git.html) – we will show how to launch your site using these options
-Install the blogdown package in R using install.packages(“blogdown”)
Just down the hall is a mini coffee shop. Feel free to bring snackies or beverages from home.
Meet us in room 226 of O’Shaughnessy Science (OSS). This is connected to Owens and is part of the Frey Science Center (big cement sign out front). OSS is on the west side of Cretin between Grand and Summit. The east side of the building has an elevator, and the building is ADA accessible.
You can park on Summit for free. The parking ramp (on Grand and Cretin) is very close to OSS and is decently priced ($1.00 or $1.50 per hour).