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RR: 5 Tutorials to get you Started<p>So you want to learn R, and want somewhere to start off.</p>
<p>Maybe you want to dive into stats and making fancy graphs. Or you want to look at syntax.</p>
<p>Maybe you're interested in the various packages and how to go about making your own.</p>
<p>Here are 5 Tutorials to get you started</p>
<p><strong>1 - Data Camp</strong></p>
<p>This offers a detailed interactive introduction to R, with more of a data science slant than other tutorials.</p>
<p>You will need to register on the site for this one tho.</p>
<p><a href="https://www.datacamp.com/courses/free-introduction-to-r" target="_blank" title="Data Camp free Introduction to R">Data Camp Free Introduction to R</a></p>
<p><strong>2 - Tutorials Point</strong></p>
<p>Possibly the most comprehensive tutorial listed here with a programmerÂ´s slant, this one comes from a website with many different tutorials on various technical subjects.</p>
<p>Goes into detail about many different areas of R with options to try out each lesson in a browser IDE.</p>
<p>Â <a href="http://www.tutorialspoint.com/r/index.htm" target="_blank" title="Tutorials Point R Tutorial">Tutorials Point R Tutorial</a></p>
<p><strong>3 - Shiny with RStudio</strong></p>
<p>Shiny is an important package for R which allows comprehensive visualisation and interactive charts and graphs.</p>
<p>RStudio has a number of tutorials, including a good place to start with Shiny.<br /><br /><a href="http://shiny.rstudio.com/tutorial/" target="_blank" title="Shiny Tutorial with RStudio">Shiny Tutorial with RStudio</a></p>
<p><strong>4 - R Markdown with RStudio </strong></p>
<p>R Markdown is used to author presentations and reports using a simple syntax.</p>
<p>This second tutorial from RStudio goes through the basics needed to create dynamic documents which ca be out put to HTML, PDF and other formats.</p>
<p><a href="http://rmarkdown.rstudio.com/" target="_blank" title="Authoring Documents in R Markdown">R Markdown Tutorial with RStudio</a></p>
<p><strong>5 - An Academic Approach to R</strong></p>
<p>This tutorial is a more academic approach to R, designed for students of the University of Georgia.</p>
<p>It offers a more statistics-based approach to the materials.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.cyclismo.org/tutorial/R/" target="_blank" title="R Tutorial from University of Geogia">R Tutorial from Cyclismo.org</a><br /><br /><br /></p>Sun, 12 Jun 2016 14:00:00 +01002016-06-12T14:00:00+01:00