18Dynamic Reports with R Markdown

The insights you discover through your analysis are only valuable if you can share them with others. To do this, it’s important to have a simple, repeatable process for combining the set of charts, tables, and statistics you generate into an easily presentable format.

This chapter introduces R Markdown1 as a tool for compiling and sharing your results. R Markdown is a development framework that supports using R to dynamically create documents, such as websites (.html files), reports (.pdf files), and even slideshows (using ioslides or slidy).

1R Markdown: https://rmarkdown.rstudio.com

As you may have guessed, R Markdown does this by providing the ability to blend Markdown syntax and R code so that, when compiled ...

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