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Reading Data into R with readr

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In this mini-course, you'll learn several useful features of Hadley Wickham's readr package. First, you'll practice importing and exporting datasets, then learn some more advanced features including functions to help with type conversion.
  1. 1

    Importing data with readr

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    This chapter covers all the useful readr functions that read data into R.

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    Reading a .csv file
    100 xp
    Reading a .tsv file
    100 xp
    Reading a European .csv
    100 xp
    Read a fixed-width file
    100 xp
    Reading a text file
    100 xp
    Writing .csv and .tsv files
    100 xp
    Writing .rds files
    100 xp
  2. 2

    Parsing data with readr

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    Once you have successfully imported your data, you may need to change the type of one or more columns. This chapter shows you how.

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Nick Carchedi

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Nick is a Product Manager at DataCamp. Prior to joining DataCamp, he earned his master's degree at Johns Hopkins Biostatistics and worked as a data scientist for McKinsey. Nick's passion for teaching data science began in graduate school, where he was heavily involved in tutoring fellow students, developing the Johns Hopkins Data Science Specialization, and building the swirl R package.
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