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Mastering RStudio: Develop, Communicate, and Collaborate with R

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Mastering RStudio: Develop, Communicate, and Collaborate with R

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Overview of this book

RStudio helps you to manage small to large projects by giving you a multi-functional integrated development environment, combined with the power and flexibility of the R programming language, which is becoming the bridge language of data science for developers and analyst worldwide. Mastering the use of RStudio will help you to solve real-world data problems. This book begins by guiding you through the installation of RStudio and explaining the user interface step by step. From there, the next logical step is to use this knowledge to improve your data analysis workflow. We will do this by building up our toolbox to create interactive reports and graphs or even web applications with Shiny. To collaborate with others, we will explore how to use Git and GitHub and how to build your own packages to ensure top quality results. Finally, we put it all together in an interactive dashboard written with R.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Mastering RStudio – Develop, Communicate, and Collaborate with R
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R help is on the way

Whether beginner or professional, every R user needs help one day and wants to ask specific questions. Also, the inbuilt R help and documentation are really great; there are several more ways to get help from other users. Thanks to the ever growing popularity of R, there are now a variety of all kinds of forums, websites, FAQs, and help pages. Of course, there are endless groups and places on the well-known social networks, but we will focus on autonomous pages in the following. Let's start with the question and answer sites.

Getting questions and answers

The biggest question and answer network is surely Stack Exchange. There are currently 148 different questions and answers sites under its roof.

Stack Overflow (Stack Exchange)

The official site for Stack Overflow is The most popular question and answer page for all kinds of programmers is Stack Overflow. This page is part of Stack Exchange, a big question and answer network. In addition to the...