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Accessing Google's API via OAuth2

At cynkra we recently aimed to automate more parts of our internal toolstack. One tool is Google Workspace. Google Workspace offers a comprehensive REST API which can be used for automation purposes.

Patrick Schratz
14 May 2022
Approximate time to read: 10 min

seasonal 1.9: Accessing composite output

seasonal is an easy-to-use and full-featured R interface to X-13ARIMA-SEATS, the seasonal adjustment software developed by the United States Census Bureau. The latest CRAN version of seasonal fixes several bugs and makes it easier to access output from multiple objects. See here for a complete list of changes.

Christoph Sax
19 Apr 2022
Approximate time to read: 1 min

Google Season of Docs with R: useR! Information Board

“Google Season of Docs (GSoD) provides support for open source projects to improve their documentation and gives professional technical writers an opportunity to gain experience in open source.” (Source: Program website)

Ben Ubah
05 Jan 2022
Approximate time to read: 6 min

Running old versions of TeXlive with tinytex

Rendering PDFs with rmarkdown requires a working LaTeX installation, such as tinytex. Occasionally, existing workflows break with the newest version of LaTeX. This post describes how to run an older LaTeX version for just a little while.

Kirill Müller
07 Oct 2021
Approximate time to read: 5 min