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Mastering Machine Learning with R - Second Edition by Cory Lesmeister

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Getting R up-and-running

We want to accomplish two things here: first, install the latest version of R and second, install RStudio, which is an Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for R.

Let's start by going to R's homepage at https://www.r-project.org/. This page will look similar to the following screenshot:

You can see that there is a link, download R, and in the News section the latest R version is 3.3.2 (Sincere Pumpkin Patch), which was released on 2016-10-31Version 3.3.3 is scheduled for release in March. Now, click one of the links, either CRAN under Download or download R under Getting Started, and you will come to the following ...

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