Here are some pointers on tibbles and related data tables:
5.5.1 Help on tibbles
For more details on tibbles and the tibble package (Müller & Wickham, 2020):
vignette("tibble")and the documentation for
study https://tibble.tidyverse.org and its examples;
study the back of the RStudio cheatsheet on Data Import:
See this thread on the R-pkg-devel mailing list for a discussion about the pros and cons of tibbles being data frames.
The blog post data.frame vs data.table vs tibble in R (by Megapteraphile, 2020-03-25) traces the R history of three rectangular data structures.
The blog post Base R, the tidyverse, and data.table (by Jason Merger, 2020-01-27) compares different R dialects (or tools?) to wrangle rectangular data structures.
[05_tibbles.Rmd updated on 2021-06-15 15:18:56 by hn.]