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RStudio for R Statistical Computing Cookbook by Andrea Cirillo

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Loading your data into R with rio packages

The rio package is a relatively recent R package, developed by Thomas J. Leeper, which makes data import and export in R painless and quick.

This objective is mainly reached when rio makes assumptions about the file format. This means that the rio package guesses the format of the file you are trying to import and consequently applies import functions appropriate to that format.

All of this is done behind the scenes, and the user is just required to run the import() function.

As Leeper often states when talking about the package: "it just works."

One of the great results you can obtain by employing this package is streamlining workflows involving different development and productivity tools.

For instance, ...

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