[ESS] [OT] Best Practices Emacs / ESS Mini-Webinars
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Mon Dec 28 16:09:36 CET 2020
This is a great idea! I am working on transitioning to using ESS with R scripts to Rmd, and I could definitely use tips!
> On Dec 28, 2020, at 9:08 AM, Dirk Eddelbuettel via ESS-help <ess-help using r-project.org> wrote:
> A few weeks ago a few of riffed about all the "known unknown" in using ESS
> and that teaching each other a few tricks would be cool. We really should do
> this. To kick it off, maybe we should spawn a quick one-off mailing list (I
> have used groups.io before) or Slack instance (if someone wants to spawn one)
> to discuss.
> From the top of my head I can think of possible topics such as
> - installing ESS (possibly special mention to the bundles by VG for Windows
> and macOS, or KH for social science, or ...) -- no difficulty installing
> - basic editing, highlighting etc maybe up to easily running multiple
> buffers and renaming them
> - other relevant Emacs tricks ?
> - ESS and RMarkdown happily co-existing and examples / demos
> - package building with ESS (I tend to do it outside myself)
> - debugging with ESS
> - other Emacs voodoo like tramp use with ESS ?
> - object browsers
> - your most favourite trick here!
> - your second most favourite trick here too!
> I have found that 'one topic' in a few slides and very few minutes works so
> we could easily split this across different interest and skills and
> environments used and whatever other factor. Not everybody will know all
> topics to gaps are normal -- let's fill them.
> https://dirk.eddelbuettel.com | @eddelbuettel | edd using debian.org
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