R in 24 Hours, Sams Teach Yourself, Paperback Book


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 Register your book at informit.com/register for convenient access to updates and corrections as they become available. This book's source code can be found at http://www.mango-solutions.com/wp/teach-yourself-r-in-24-hours-book/.




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