Notes About This Site

[revised April 13, 2019] An earlier version of this blog was based on johngoldin.github.io. In July of 2018 I redid the blog so that it is hosted by Netlify and uses the name www.johngoldin.com. I had a lot of difficulty converting my old blogdown site. I ended up following Jenny Bryan’s advice from her Happy Git book: I burned it down and started over. I created a new empty repo on GitHub and then cloned to an RStudio project on my Mac. [Read More]

How I Set Up This Site

I attended the blogdown session at the RStudio conference in Florida. I am enjoying the enthusiasm and energy around R and RStudio. It reminds me of the early days of personal computers at the end of the 70’s and the beginning of the 80’s. Perhaps I am experiencing a second childhood. Anyway, all the Cool Kids are doing web pages on GitHub so I want to do it too. [Read More]