In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, Sams Teach Yourself R in 24 Hours helps you learn all the R skills you need to solve a wide spectrum of real-world data analysis problems. You’ll master the entire data analysis workflow, learning to build code that’s efficient, reproducible, and suitable for sharing with others.
This book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach teaches you how to import, manipulate, summarize, model, and plot data with R; formalize your analytical code; and build powerful R packages using current best practices.
Practical, hands-on examples show you
how to apply what you learn.
Quizzes and exercises help you test your knowledge and stretch your skills.
Learn How To
Install, configure, and explore the R environment, including RStudio
Use basic R syntax, objects, and packages
Create and manage data structures, including vectors, matrices, and arrays
Understand lists and data frames
Work with dates, times, and factors
Use common R functions, and learn to write your own
Import and export data and connect to databases and spreadsheets
Use the popular tidyr, dplyr and data.table packages
Write more efficient R code with profiling, vectorization, and initialization
Plot data and extend your graphical capabilities with ggplot2 and Lattice graphics
Develop common types of models
Construct high-quality packages, both simple and complex
Write R classes: S3, S4, and Reference Classes
Use R to generate dynamic reports
Build web applications with Shiny
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