R + Power Query

Kevin Feasel


Power BI, R

Ryan Wade makes his argument that R can be more powerful than M inside Power Query:

I want to leave you with two more things. If you look at the trade balance data set you will notice that it is not in a good format for data analysis. Here is a link to the file if you want to take a closer look. When you are doing data analysis you want your data to be in a “tidy” format. A “tidy” format means that each column represents a variable and each row represents an observation. To make this data set “tidy” you need to reformat the data into the following format: Country, Year, Trade Balance, Exports, and Imports.

This was an interesting example.

Related Posts

Connecting To Elasticsearch With R

Jerod Johnson has a sample of connecting to Elasticsearch with R: You will need the following information to connect to Elasticsearch as a JDBC data source: Driver Class: Set this to cdata.jdbc.elasticsearch.ElasticsearchDriver. Classpath: Set this to the location of the driver JAR. By default, this is the lib subfolder of the installation folder. The DBI functions, […]

Read More

Voice Control For Shiny Apps

Over at Jumping Rivers, an example of using a Javascript library to control a page using voice commands: I have found that performance across all devices and browsers is definitely not equal. By far the best browser I have found for viewing the apps is Google Chrome. I have also tended to find that my […]

Read More


December 2016
« Nov Jan »