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# R for Dummies

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**Mastering R has never been easier**Picking up R can be tough, even for seasoned statisticians and data analysts.

*R For Dummies*,

*2nd Edition*provides a quick and painless way to master all the R you'll ever need. Requiring no prior programming experience and packed with tons of practical examples, step-by-step exercises, and sample code, this friendly and accessible guide sh ...more

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Paperback, 432 pages

Published
July 7th 2015
by For Dummies
(first published January 1st 2012)

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A better choice to learn R would be to get a book specific to the domain you want to use it in, like R for Data Science. A book like that will use R Studio, which is the only sensible way to use R, and cover the packages that make the most sense for that particular application.

Any introduction to R should cover the ggplot package as ...more

For learning an unfamiliar programming language, I prefer to learn by being led through basic scenarios by the author. Learn by doing - picking up some basic knowledge as I go. Further reading then builds on these basics.

This book isn't structured like that. It's method is to explain all the parts of R. There are some work-related tasks at the back, which somewhat pulls the earli ...more

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