satRday Joburg 2020 was a really positive experience, but not for the reasons I expected. It surprised me by reminding me of the importance of being kind to and supportive of others and just how much of a difference that can make in making one feel like part of a community.
Working with complex, hierarchically nested JSON data in R can be a bit of a pain. In this post, I illustrate how you can convert JSON data into tidy tibbles with particular emphasis on what I’ve found to be a reasonably good, general approach for converting nested JSON into nested tibbles. I use three illustrative examples of increasing complexity to help highlight some pitfalls and build up the logic underlying the approach before applying it in the context of some real-world rock climbing competition data.