Downloading lots of files off a (password-protected) website with R

Scraping the web is pretty easy with R—even when accessing a password-protected site.

Building ArcGIS models the hard way

ArcGIS can be finicky. Model Builder even more so.

Using R and C++ together

Taking advantage of compiled code in R has never been easier, but you still need to pay attention to syntax.

Embedding raw data in an R Markdown file

A few simple techniques can really make your R Markdown documents stand on their own.

Downloading, extracting and reading files in R

R provides some simple tools for downloading files, unzipping archives and reading in data.