Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Data Rectangling with jq

“Data rectangling”: the process of turning highly nested data structures (e.g. JSON, XML) into a tabular format. Data rectangling is a brilliant turn of phrase coined by Jenny Bryan (UBC, RStudio) and leader in the #rstats community. Recording or slides of Jenny’s talk on the subject give a much better intro to the idea and working with this in R, particularly through the purrr package.