MIRAI NEWS - R

Learn to 'Make a Shiny App sparkle' with us»

Find out how to customize a shiny app and make it more accessible to users with our workshop on 17/11.

Think like a programmeR: the workshop»

Make the transition from R User to R Developer with us on November 3rd!

'R basics - objects, functions and operations' early-bird ending soon»

Don’t miss the chance to attend our workshop at the early-bird price: only until 13/10/2021.

'Build your first Shiny App' with us»

Learn how to develop from scratch an interactive web interface in R shiny on November 10th.

'Data analysis with tidyverse' workshop»

Become professional at data analysis with tidyverse in R on October 27th!

OASIS UI technical updates»

Mirai Solutions stays engaged in the development and maintenance of the front-end of the OASIS LMF (Loss Modeling Framework) platform.

'R basics - objects, functions and operations' workshop»

Take the first R steps and enhance your data science toolkit with us on October 20th!

Learning Path: Shiny»

Enhance your data science toolkit with our “Shiny” learning path: build your first shiny app, make it shine and robust, and bring it to production.

Learning Path: Introduction to R»

Enhance your data science toolkit with our “Introduction to R” learning path: from the basis of the syntax, to operations and functions, for solid programming foundations.

'Git & GitHub (for the R User)' early-bird ending soon»

Don’t miss the chance to attend our workshop at the early-bird price: only until 22/09/2021.

R user or R Developer? The survey results»

We asked this question to the Community and are now ready to present the results.

Mastering Git and GitHub: the hands-on workshop»

Learn the basis of version control via an hands-on 3-hours workshop using command line, R, RStudio or a web browser.

New Workshops Series Kick-off»

We are happy to announce our third series of workshops, to take place in the fall of 2021.

Impressions from useR! 2021»

The useR! conference took place as a global online conference and we are eager to share some impressions.

We are e-going to useR!2021»

Check out Mirai’s contributions to useR!2021.

R user or R Developer? Your opinion matters.»

What makes one an R Developer and how does it differ from being an R User?

Techguides Update: Shiny CI/CD in Actions!»

GitHub Actions has been maturing as a CI / CD tool, therefore we updated our techguides to focus more on it.

R user or R Developer? Panel Discussion at useR!2021»

R User or R Developer? Attend our Panel Discussion at useR!2021 on Tuesday July 6th at 4 pm UTC (agenda).

Learning Shiny: the end-to-end workshop series»

After four hands-on workshops our journey has reached its conclusion.

Workshop 31.03.21: 'Bring a Shiny App to Production'»

A 3 hours, hands-on workshop about safe, agile and automated deployment of a Shiny App.

Mirai Covid-19 App is one year old»

A year of Shiny development to continuously catch-up with the worldwide epidemic Covid-19.

A robust Shiny App up to Production»

A combo of 2 workshops to learn from professionals the best practices to build a Shiny App and bring it to Production.

New on Techguides: manage dependencies with renv»

Concepts like reproducibility, integrity and collaborative development are a “must” for using R in production.

XLConnect on Mirai Techguides»

New XLConnect technical chapter in our open-source techguides.

Spring Cleaning Tips - Make proper Shiny development»

How to apply the spring cleaning principles and advanced programming to your Shiny App.

Afterthoughts of e-Rum2020 in The R Journal»

The conference scene has been revolutionized since e-Rum2020 took place, almost a year ago.

Spoil your users with an outstanding Shiny UI»

Value the users of your Shiny App: Do not overlook the power of a professional UI.

R Shiny makes your data alive»

Let R Shiny do the storytelling job for you and add fantastic interactive interfaces for your R analysis.

rTRNG and valgrind: Docker & Actions to the Rescue»

We are happy to announce rTRNG 4.23.1-1, and share its journey with valgrind, Docker and GitHub Actions.

Upcoming Workshops Series March 2021»

Finally new dates! Take a visit to our upcoming workshops offer on the very exciting R Shiny topic!

New Risk Metrics Shiny application released»

Mirai Risk Metrics (MiRiM) is a Shiny app based on the Risk Metrics methodology and intended to analyze and visualize commodity data.

Closing successfully our first workshop series»

Many thanks to all who participated to make our first workshop series a success!

Upcoming workshop: Shiny App to Prod»

Mirai is thrilled to announce that one of his cherished workshop Bring your Shiny App to Production will be given on December 1st!

Upcoming workshop: Sparkling Shiny App»

Mirai’s workshop series continues. Next in the pipeline is Sparkling Shiny App on 24th November.

Upcoming workshop: My 1st Shiny App»

Learn how to empower your data through a Shiny interface at Mirai’s new workshop My 1ST Shiny App on 17th November.

Upcoming workshop: Think like a programmeR»

Learn how to program like a professional: boost your R skills and get set on the path to best coding practices at Mirai’s workshop Think like a programmeR.

Upcoming workshop: From Excel to R»

Discover how to use R to break free from Excel’s limitations at Mirai’s From Excel to R workshop.

Workshops Series Nov/Dec 2020 Online»

IMPORTANT! Given the COVID-19 current situation in Switzerland, we felt obligated to limit our workshops series offer to solely online and so to give up on the workshops in person in Zurich .

Upcoming Workshops Series Nov/Dec 2020»

Save the dates! Check out our upcoming workshops on some of our favorite topics: R, R-Shiny, DevOps and Agility!

Mirai's Workshop at e-Rum2020»

We are happy to share our virtual workshop experience at e-Rum 2020, including materials and recordings.

Impressions from e-Rum2020»

e-Rum2020 conference connects many hundreds of R enthusiasts in virtual space!

CovidR: e-Rum2020 contest»

2020 European R Users Meeting (eRum2020) has launched CovidR, an open-source contest and pre-conference event, for R work around the topic of the COVID-19 pandemic.

XLConnect 1.0.1»

XLConnect 1.0.1 now available from CRAN and from our GitHub repository.
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COVID-19 Resource Gallery»

We have gathered interesting COVID-19 resources and made them easily accessible within a single gallery website.

Covid19 - Shiny App for Understanding Coronavirus Spreading»

Gain insight about the current COVID-19 pandemic with R and Shiny.

MiraiLabs - workshop postponed»

IMPORTANT! Due to COVID-19 spreading our workshop “Sharing your data science work: Transform your R code into an API with plumber” is postponed to October.

MiraiLabs - Announcing workshop in March 2020»

The second edition of the MiraiLabs series will take place on March 24th. Save the date!

techguides - Technical Guidelines and Best Practices»

We are happy to announce techguides, an open-source home for collecting technical guidelines.

Impressions from useR! 2019»

This year, the greater R community gathering useR! took place in sunny Toulouse in July, bringing together over 1000 practitioners from both academia and industry.

eRum2020 in Milan»

The European R conference will visit Milan in 2020! Mirai Solutions is delighted to actively support and participate in the organization of the event.

MiraiLabs - Data Science Workshops»

We are really excited to announce our latest initiative, MiraiLabs, a series of workshops for professionals who would like to strengthen their data science skill set.

compareWith: Easy diff and merge in RStudio»

We are happy to announce the R package compareWith, providing user-friendly RStudio addins that simplify diff and merge tasks.

rTRNG: Advanced Parallel RNG in R»

Following on the recent CRAN release of rTRNG, it’s time to show its features and usage more in detail.

rTRNG on CRAN now!»

After dwelling happily on our GitHub repositories for an extended period of time, rTRNG has now finally made it to CRAN.

Mirai at MilanoR»

Introducing SmaRP: Smart Retirement Planning to the Milan R community, as an example of how to communicate and visualise your R development.

New training offer live»

We are pleased to announce that our revised training offer is now available on the website.

GGC workshop 'introduction to R with tidyverse'»

On Monday December 10th, Mirai provided a free workshop introduction to R with tidyverse, in collaboration with Geek Girls Carrots Switzerland.

eRum2018»

The eRum2018 Conference took place in Budapest on May 14th-16th.

Mirai presenting at eRum2018»

Excited to announce that Mirai will be presenting SmaRP: Smart Retirement Planning at the eRum2018 conference.

XLConnect 0.2-14»

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We are pleased to announce the release of XLConnect 0.2-14, now available from CRAN and from our GitHub repository.

New York City Taxi & Limousine Commission (TLC) Trip Data Analysis Using Sparklyr and Google BigQuery»

This post shows how to use Apache Spark and Google BigQuery in R via sparklyr to efficiently analyze a big dataset (NYC yellow taxi trips).

Mirai sponsoring Zurich R User Meetup»

Zurich R User Group organizes the next Zurich R User Meetup in the cool location of Viaduct Impact Hub on January 8.

#R - Deprecate functions with roxygen2»

We show how to use roxygen2 tags and templates for deprecating existing documented functions.

EARL 2017»

Between 12th and 14th of September the Enterprise Application of R Language conference EARL took place in London.

useR!2017 in Brussels»

The largest annual R conference attracted to Belgium over a thousand R enthusiasts from across the globe, with a packed week of tutorials, talks, discussions and exchange.

Mirai at useR! 2017»

From July 4 to 7 the useR!2017 will take place in Brussels, Belgium. A group of 4 Miraiers is looking forward to what has become THE flagship event of R.

R in Insurance 2017»

On Thursday 8th June the 5th edition of the R in Insurance Conference took place in Paris. Once again we were delighted to attend and support this year’s event.

R/Finance 2017 Conference News»

The R/Finance 2017 conference has been a great opportunity to meet an active community of practitioners and academics using R for applied finance.

XLConnect 0.2-13»

Research software impact

We are pleased to announce the release of XLConnect 0.2‑13, now available from CRAN and from our GitHub repository.

Riccardo presenting at R/Finance 2017»

Mirai will be at the R/Finance 2017 conference in Chicago on May 19 and 20, with a lightning-talk about advanced RNG applied to Monte Carlo credit default simulation.

One year anniversary of Zurich R User meetup»

A Zurich R User Meetup occurred on 29th of November. For this special occasion - the meetup group turned one year - the topic was how to use R in different professions.

R in Insurance 2016 Conference News»

Mirai Solutions was actively present at the 4th R in Insurance Conference in London, which was a great opportunity to meet both practitioners and academics active in the field.

XLConnect 0.2-12»

Research software impact

We are pleased to announce the release of XLConnect 0.2‑12, now available from CRAN and from our GitHub repository.

Riccardo presenting at the 4th R in Insurance Conference»

The programme for the 4th R in Insurance conference is finalised. Mirai Solutions will present latest advancements on how to achieve parallel Monte Carlo simulations that are efficient, flexible and reproducible.

Mirai Solutions sponsoring R in Insurance 2016»

We are happy to announce that Mirai Solutions will be sponsoring the R in Insurance 2016 conference, taking place in London on the 11th of July.