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 ...