Paolo Di Lorenzo


data / usmap v0.2.1 released
15 Aug 2017 • by Paolo Di Lorenzo

usmap v0.2.1 is now available for download on CRAN. This minor update includes bug fixes and documentation improvements. You can read the full changelog here. (continue reading)

meta / Automated publishing with Jekyll and Travis CI on iOS
26 Jun 2017 • by Paolo Di Lorenzo

My website/blog that you are currently reading is built using the Jekyll framework and hosted on Github Pages. Jekyll allows one to define webpage layouts, insert plugins, and automate much of the blog generating process. For example, on my website I have used a plugin that automatically generates all of... (continue reading)

data / usmap v0.2.0 released
29 Apr 2017 • by Paolo Di Lorenzo

I finally got around to updating usmap to version 0.2.0. This version adds the crucial feature of adding data to your maps so that you can create colorful choropleths. This is done by using the map_with_data function to retrieve a data frame. Alternatively, the plot_usmap function has been updated to... (continue reading)

data / usmap released
30 Jan 2017 • by Paolo Di Lorenzo

I just released my first R package to CRAN. It’s called usmap and can help you create nice US maps for visualizing countrywide data. Normally, plotting US maps in R is awkward because Alaska and Hawaii are far from the mainland US. So you either make the rest of the... (continue reading)