Chapter 2. The R Environment
R is downloaded and installed, it is time to get familiar with how to use
R. The basic
R interface on Windows is fairly Spartan as seen in Figure 2.1. The Mac interface (Figure 2.2) has some extra features and Linux has far fewer, being just a terminal.
Unlike other languages,
R is very interactive. That is, results can be seen one command at a time. Languages such as C++ require that an entire section of code be ...