Jesse Sadler

I am a historian of early modern Europe and currently a lecturer at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. My research investigates the significance of sibling relationships and inheritance in the development of early modern capitalism. I have been using R for approximately two and a half years to analyze and visualize historical data. I am the author of two R packages that should be on CRAN shortly. The opencage package geocodes locations and is written in concert with Maëlle Salmon and Daniel Possenriede, among others. I am also writing a package called debkeepr that integrates non-decimal currencies into R through the basis provided by the vctrs package.

  • vctrs: Creating custom vector classes with the vctrs package - Jesse Sadler20:51

    vctrs: Creating custom vector classes with the vctrs package - Jesse Sadler

    The base R types of vectors enable the representation of an amazingly wide array of data types. There is so much you can do with R.

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  • Learning and using the tidyverse for historical research - Jesse Sadler21:16

    Learning and using the tidyverse for historical research - Jesse Sadler

    My talk will discuss how R, the tidyverse, and the community around R helped me to learn to code and create my first R package. My positive experiences with the resources for learning R and...

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