Using GitHub with RStudio

Have you ever found yourself looking desperately at your RStudio console showing a runtime error? Doesn't it make you think of those wonderful moments a few days ago, where you were happily executing your code?

Have you ever thought "If I just had a time machine, I would go back to those days!"?

Well, what we will show you here is exactly that—a way to add your RStudio project to a time machine.

The name of this time machine is Git, which is a popular version-control system created by Linus Torvald; yes, he is the same guy who created Linux.

The basic rationale behind this kind of software is quite simple: the changes within a script (and actually every kind of file) are stored in commits and all commits are stored in one ...

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