Episode 6 Time Stamps
00:00 The R-Podcast #006 Importing Data from External Sources 00:34 Introduction 01:46 Listener Feedback 07:45 Description of delimited text files 09:18 Using read.table and key arguments 18:17 R Data Import-Export Manual 19:10 Importing spreadsheet data considerations 21:10 XLConnect package advantages 25:20 Importing HTML tables using XML package 33:55 Using RMySQL with MySQL databases 43:52 Data from other statistical software 44:18 The foreign package 45:45 sas7bdat package 49:13 Wrapping up: subscribe to the podcast, theRcast@gmail.com, + 1-269-849-9780 53:54 End
Eric Nantz is a principal research scientist at a large life sciences company, creating innovative analytical pipelines and capabilities supporting study designs and analyses. Outside of his day job, Eric is passionate about connecting with the R community as the creator/host of the R-Podcast, Shiny Developer Series, and a curator / podcast host for the R Weekly project. Plus, he likes to share his adventures with R and general computing on Twitch livestreams at twitch.tv/rpodcast.