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Getting Started with data.table

Gary Hutson has a primer on data.table:

This example uses the copy data frame we made and uses the organisation code by the type of attendances. I want to then summarise the mean admissions by type and organisation code.

Pivots can be implemented in data.table in the following way:

I’ve never been the biggest fan of the syntax for data.table but the performance is unquestionably there and that makes it worth learning. H/T R-bloggers.