Maëlle Salmon

R(esearch) Software Engineer & Blogger based in Nancy, France


Current work

  • Part-time research software engineer for rOpenSci (since February 2018).

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How I Taught Scientific Blogging with R Markdown, Online

Last week I had the pleasure to lead an online course about “Scientific Blogging with R Markdown”, invited by Najko Jahn and Anne Hobert from SUB Göttingen. To follow the example set by the incredible Alison Hill, I’ll write a summary of what I’ve learnt and would like to do better next time. The topic The topic of the course was “Scientific Blogging with R Markdown”. For months I would sometimes write down some ideas, from “present distill” to “show web developer console”, that I had whilst reading things online.

Bloguear con R Markdown

Eres un usuari@ de R y querrías compartir más contenido en linea? Porqué no crear un nuevo blog, con R Markdown (Rmd)? En esta charla-taller de 2 horas con demonstración en vivo, tendremos dos adventuras: Crear un blog Rmd con el paquete distill Crear un blog Rmd con el paquete hugodown Nos preparamos para estas aventuras definiendo lo que queremos de un blog Rmd. Acabaremos el curso reflecionando sobre cada aventura y explicando caminos futuros, por ejemplo cómo hacer la publicidad de tu blog.

How to pronounce my name

My last name is Salmon like the fish and the colour, and you can pronounce it like that if you want. My first name, Maëlle, is derived from a Celtic word that means princess or chief. It’s pronounced “Ma-El” as “ma” in “macaroni” and as the Spanish “El”.