Statistician/Data Scientist

Hi! Nice to meet you, my name is Adson.



I created this page as a repository of some of my ideas and projects related to statistics, data science, and of course, R. I hope you find something interesting here..

Why not both?

By Adson Costanzi Filho on July 13, 2021

Motivation I believe the most common discussion on data science teams is R vs Python. I saw myself in some of these discussions a couple of times and my position is always “Why not use both?”. The idea of this post is not to compare R vs Python but to show how easy it is to integrate both languages using APIs (LIKE A PRO), this way we can use the best of each.

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GitHub Actions for R Users

By Adson Costanzi Filho on April 1, 2021

Motivation Recently I was introduced by some friends to the GitHub Actions and how it could help me execute tasks like: deploy my Shiny Apps, deploy this Blogdown, perform automated tests in packages, refresh data, and more. So, I decided to give it a try, and it was so simple and saved me so many work hours that I decided to write this post explaining how R developers can make good use of this amazing tool.

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CSGo Package

By Adson Costanzi Filho on March 25, 2021

Overview The CSGo package is an R client for accessing Steam’s REST API specifically for the Counter-Strike Global Offensive Game (CS Go) data. Check out the Steam documentation website and the Package Page for more information. Installation To get the current released version from CRAN: install.packages("CSGo") To get the current development version from GitHub: # install.packages("devtools") devtools::install_github("adsoncostanzifilho/CSGo") Example The first step to use the CSGo package is to have your own credentials (API key) to pull the CSGo data from the Steam API.

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Package Development Tutorial

By Adson Costanzi Filho on March 17, 2021

Motivation If you are using a script more than 3 times it is time to create a function and if you are using a function in 3 different projects it is time to create a package. “I heard it from someone, but I don’t remember who..” Recently I experienced the whole flow to create a new R package with the help of amazing packages like devtools, usethis, pkgdown, and roxygen2.

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These are some projects I have been working on. As always your feedback is much appreciated!