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Learning Jupyter by Dan Toomey

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Basic R in Jupyter

Start a new R notebook and call it R Basics. We can enter a small script just so we can see how the steps progress for an R script. Enter the following into separate cells of your notebook:

myString <- "Hello, World!"
print (myString)

You will end up with a starting screen that looks like this:

Basic R in Jupyter

We should note the aspects of the R notebook view:

  • We have the R logo in the upper-right corner. You will see this logo running in other R installations.
  • There is also the peculiar R O just below the R icon. The unfilled circle indicates that the kernel is at rest, and the filled circle indicates the kernel is working.
  • The rest of the menu ...

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