data.table power hour

Learn how to use this fantastic package in R for high-speed, low-code table wrangling.


The package data.table is super-fast and super-powerful and can turn your long-winded and slow R code into a lean, mean, data-crunching machine. This hour takes you through the key aspects of the package and how it can make your life better.

We’ll be looking at:

  • Basic syntax
  • Data I/O
  • Joins
  • Within group activities
  • Pivoting data
  • Cool hacks


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