We use open source R a lot. R takes care of many our basic data management needs. R is an awesome statistical analysis package. R allows you to produce exceptional data graphics. The only problem is … R has a wicked learning curve. In Chapter 2. we will attempt to flatten out that learning curve a little, providing examples of how to write systematic code for R in a manner that is both robust and flexible.
- Where to get documentation
- A script introduction to R
- Installing packages
- Solving package installation problems