Jenny Bryan

Jenny is a software engineer on the tidyverse team. She is a recovering biostatistician who takes special delight in eliminating the small agonies of data analysis. Jenny is known for smoothing the interfaces between R and spreadsheets, web APIs, and Git/GitHub. She’s been working in R/S for over 20 years and is a member of the R Foundation. She also serves in the leadership of rOpenSci and Forwards and is an adjunct professor at the University of British Columbia.


Object of type ‘closure’ is not subsettable

rstudio::conf 2020

Object of type ‘closure’ is not subsettable

January 31, 2020

Your first “object of type ‘closure’ is not subsettable” error message is a big milestone for an R user. Congratulations, if there was any lingering doubt, you now know that you are officially...

Lazy evaluation

rstudio::conf 2019

Lazy evaluation

January 24, 2019

The "tidy eval" framework is implemented in the rlang package and is rolling out in packages across the Tidyverse and beyond. There is a lively conversation these days, as people come to terms with...

Help me help you. Creating reproducible examples

Webinars

Help me help you. Creating reproducible examples

September 21, 2018

What is a reprex? It’s a reproducible example. Making a great reprex is both an art and a science and this webinar will cover both aspects.

Thinking inside the box: you can do that inside a data frame?!

Webinars

Thinking inside the box: you can do that inside a data frame?!

April 13, 2018

The data frame is a crucial data structure in R and, especially, in the Tidyverse. Working on a column or a variable is a very natural operation, which is great. But what about row-oriented work?

What's new with readxl? A Tidyverse solution for reading data stored in xls or xlsx format

Webinars

What's new with readxl? A Tidyverse solution for reading data stored in xls or xlsx format

May 10, 2017

What's new with readxl? A Tidyverse solution for reading data stored in xls or xlsx format