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Advanced R: Data Programming and the Cloud by Joshua F. Wiley, Matt Wiley

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© Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley 2016

Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley, Advanced R, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2077-1_2

2. Programming Utilities

Matt Wiley and Joshua F. Wiley1

(1)Elkhart Group Ltd. & Victoria College, Columbia City, Indiana, USA

Using R to perform more-advanced operations requires creating something that may never have existed. To create new things takes a nuanced understanding of precisely how prebuilt functions work. This chapter discusses how and where to find help and documentation for existing capabilities, how R operates with your computer system and files, and the ins and outs of data input and output. As before, please feel free to pick and choose which parts of this chapter you need. We start with the help files and documentation. ...

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