[builds-list] Fwd: Invitation: Interactive DataViz with R plus Javascript with Dr. Vaidyanathan (Demo, Hands-On)

Kelly AG Buchanan kagb at bu.edu
Thu Jan 2 19:26:15 EST 2014

I would be interested in going to this. Is anyone else planning to go? I've
never used meetup. Do I need to decide in advance and pay and stuff?


On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 6:41 PM, Kenshin Maybe <
algorithmicascension at gmail.com> wrote:

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> From: Boston Predictive Analytics <info at meetup.com>
> Date: Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 1:58 PM
> Subject: Invitation: Interactive DataViz with R plus Javascript with Dr.
> Vaidyanathan (Demo,Hands-On)
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>   New Meetup
> Interactive DataViz with R plus Javascript with Dr. Vaidyanathan
> (Demo,Hands-On)<http://www.meetup.com/Boston-Predictive-Analytics/events/154387552/t/ea1_grp/?rv=ea1>
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>   Thursday, January 23, 2014
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>             A message from John Verostek (Organizer)
> "Hi Folks, Happy New Year to everyone! The next event for us is a visit by
> Dr. Vaidyanathan. He has created a R library, rCharts, that interfaces with
> existing Javascript graphical libraries, R-Shiny as well as other
> server-side options. This makes it easier for folks to create interactive
> charts with just a little R code. A portfolio of what is possible is here:
> http://rcharts.io/gallery/ . He will be walking through a case study to
> help folks understand how to create these types of charts and
> visualizations. More info is on the event page including instructions on
> how to load the library from GitHub. Please note he is traveling from
> Montreal (as he is a Professor at McGill University), and as such the cost
> of the event is $4 to help crowdfund (1) a "thank you" to him for traveling
> down which will help cover his travel expenses, and (2) pizza/drinks. Many
> thanks to hack/reduce for hosting! Please let me know if you have any
> questions. Best Regards, John"
>     Dr. Ramnath Vaidyanathan is an Assistant Professor of Operations
> Management at McGill University in Montreal. He has developed two R
> packages, Slidify and rCharts, both aimed at simplifying the creation and
> sharing of interactive web-based conten...
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