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Working with the RStudio IDE (Part 1)

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Course Description

In the first part of this two-part RStudio tutorial, you will learn how to use RStudio, an IDE for R.

Chapter 1 will cover:

  1. how to install R Studio for Mac, Windows, or Linux
  2. how to run R code
  3. debugging in R

Chapter 2 will get into the features of the IDE geared toward making you a more effective R programmer, including code diagnostics and running scripts.

Finally, Part 1 finishes with a brief chapter on using RStudio projects for organizing and sharing your code with others.

In Part 2, you will learn how RStudio makes it easy to build your own R packages, integrate with GitHub, and use tools like R Markdown.

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  1. 1

    Orientation

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    This chapter shows you around the most important parts of the RStudio IDE. You'll learn about the data viewer, the environment tab, the history tab, how to set and get your working directory, using the plots pane, navigating the help tab when you get stuck, and more.

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    Introduction
    50 xp
    What is an IDE anyway?
    50 xp
    Install R and RStudio
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    Let's get you set up!
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    RStudio's panes
    50 xp
    Helpful commands for new users
    50 xp
    How to clean up your console
    50 xp
    Using the tab button
    50 xp
    The source pane
    50 xp
    RStudio IDE file types
    50 xp
    Executing code
    50 xp
    The View() function
    50 xp
    Using the View() function (1)
    50 xp
    Using the View() function (2)
    50 xp
    The environment pane
    50 xp
    Using the environment pane
    50 xp
    Looking at the environment pane
    50 xp
    The history pane
    50 xp
    Looking at the history tab
    50 xp
    The files pane
    50 xp
    Getting used to the files pane
    50 xp
    Setting a working directory (1)
    50 xp
    Setting a working directory (2)
    50 xp
    The plots pane and the packages tab
    50 xp
    Let's look at the plots pane
    50 xp
    Let's look at the packages tab
    50 xp
    The help pane
    50 xp
    Working with the help pane
    50 xp
    The viewer pane
    50 xp
    Let's use the viewer pane!
    50 xp
    Publishing content from the viewer pane
    50 xp
    Wrap-up
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    Let's get some practice! (1)
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    Let's get some practice! (2)
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    Let's get some practice! (3)
    50 xp
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    Projects

    In this brief chapter, you'll see how to use RStudio projects to organize and share your code with others. Projects come with many benefits, including the ability to keep all relevant files in one place and to easily search all of these files with a single command. You'll also be exposed to the Packrat system for package management and reproducibility.

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Prerequisites

Introduction to R

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