Writing papers about packages

Some advices from a referee

Back in 2007 I wrote a Matlab package for estimating regime switching models. I was just starting to learn to code and this project was my way of doing it. After publishing it in FEX (Matlab file exchange site) I got so many repeated questions on my email that eventually... [Read More]
Tags: R, research

The Brazilian post office and R

While I would like to post a success story about the Brazilian post office using R to analyze its internal data, the real story is the use of R’s logo for its Registered mail :). Have a look: [Read More]
Tags: R, logo

Looking back in 2017 and plans for 2018

As we come close to the end of 2017, its time to look back. This has been a great year for me in many ways. This blog started as a way to write short pieces about using R for finance and promote my book in an organic way. Today, I’m... [Read More]
Tags: R, blog, jekyll

Serving shiny apps in the internet with your own server

In this post I’ll share my experience in setting up my own virtual server for hosting shiny applications in Digital Ocean. First, context. I’m working in a academic project where we build a package for accessing financial data and corporate events directly from B3, the Brazilian financial exchange. The objective... [Read More]
Tags: R, shiny, webserver, digital ocean