This post provides some resources for getting started with R/RStudio and Git/GitHub. This was originally put together by Charlie Labuzzetta and was slightly modified by me.

R/RStudio

Download and Install R

Download and Install RStudio (Application [IDE] to make R easier to use)

Learn to Program in R with DataCamp Online Course

The swirl package which also provides installation instructions.

ComputerWorld’s R: a beginner’s guide.

More Resources https://www.rstudio.com/online-learning/#R

Git/GitHub

Go to GitHub Education and request a discount (free) academic account (Allows you to make private repositories for free!)

GitHub Bootcamp (How to set up and get started)

Dr. Jarad Niemi’s Resource on working with GitHub in RStudio

Dr. Jarad Niemi’s R Data Package Template for storing data and conducting analyses



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Published

31 August 2017