R from Python – an rpy2 tutorial

rpy2 tutorial Recently I found the Python module rpy2. This module offers a Python interface to R. Obviously; rpy2 requires that you have both R (version 3.2+) and Python (versions 2.7 and 3.3) installed.  There are pre-compiled binaries available for Linux and Windows (unsupported and unofficial, however). In this short tutorial, I will show you […]

Some good Python Blogs and Resources

In this post you will find some really good Python Blogs and Resources. Most of these really helped me when moving from proprietary software to free and Open Source software (e.g., PsychoPy written in Python).  The links are divided into two categories: general and research. In the ‘general’ category you will find good Python resources […]

Collecting data with Scrapy

This rather long (counting the Python code) tutorial assumes that you are interested in scraping data off the web using Scrapy. It might also be limited to Linux. Scrapy can be installed using pip:

To create a new Scrapy project open up a terminal and create a directory where you will store your Scrapy […]