What are the best resources for learning R programming?

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  • #1
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    Grace Kim - April 3, 2017

    "I'm trying to learn R programming, and I came across Quick-R. It is a great resource that I will probably use for a long time, but it is a little difficult for the beginner to understand. It's aimed more at those who already use it, but there is still a lot of helpful..." Read more

    Comments about "Quick-R: Accessing the Power of R" as one of the best Resources for learning r programming

    • GK

      Grace Kim - April 3, 2017

      "I'm trying to learn R programming, and I came across Quick-R. It is a great resource that I will probably use for a long time, but it is a little difficult for the beginner to understand. It's aimed more at those who already use it, but there is still a lot of helpful information."

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      Linda Nichols - February 8, 2017

      "Appears to be a decent resource for learning a challenging programming language. Due to the steep learning curve of the language a lot of the resources aren't paced appropriately for newcomers and this seems to address that issue."

  • #2
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    Christina Bell - April 30, 2017

    "Great book for beginners who are interested in R Programming. Short and to the point. No hassle, just clear instruction." Read more

    Comments about "The Art of R Programming: A Tour of..." as one of the best Resources for learning r programming

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      Christina Bell - April 30, 2017

      "Great book for beginners who are interested in R Programming. Short and to the point. No hassle, just clear instruction."

    • ZM

      Zachary Mills - February 6, 2017

      "I had to learn R programming for a new position at my job, and this book was a real help!"

  • #3
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    Gloria Hansen - March 15, 2017

    "This is a great resource for learning. I found it easy to use and very educational." Read more

    Comments about "Hands On Programming with R" as one of the best Resources for learning r programming

    • GH

      Gloria Hansen - March 15, 2017

      "This is a great resource for learning. I found it easy to use and very educational."

    • RG

      Ronald Gonzalez - June 14, 2017

      "Not much to say about this book other than the obvious. I was looking into learning how to program with R and this is the book I was looking for. It's got everything you need to get you started."

  • #4
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    Alice Garcia - January 25, 2017

    "This is a course that teaches you how to analyze data. So that you know the more important numbers in how it relates to data. It lays the foundation for statistics and teaches you statistical methods." Read more

    Comments about "Data Analysis with R" as one of the best Resources for learning r programming

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      Alice Garcia - January 25, 2017

      "This is a course that teaches you how to analyze data. So that you know the more important numbers in how it relates to data. It lays the foundation for statistics and teaches you statistical methods."

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      Kevin Reynolds - May 24, 2017

      "Having trouble with data sets? Or maybe unable to interpret the results and explain them to your subordinates? With Data Analysis with R, feel comforted knowing you can explain the important characteristics of a data set in no time. "

  • #5
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    Cheryl Freeman - June 3, 2017

    "It has been very difficult for me to learn R programming as it is certainly not something that comes naturally. R in Action: Data Analysis and Graphics with R is a great resource for learning statistical programming. It will really help you learn how to handle difficult to..." Read more

    Comments about "R in Action: Data Analysis and Graphics with..." as one of the best Resources for learning r programming

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      Cheryl Freeman - June 3, 2017

      "It has been very difficult for me to learn R programming as it is certainly not something that comes naturally. R in Action: Data Analysis and Graphics with R is a great resource for learning statistical programming. It will really help you learn how to handle difficult to analyze data. "

    • NR

      Nancy Riley - June 21, 2017

      "If you need to learn analytics, this is the perfect place to start. The book is detailed and explains everything in a simple and yet comprehensive way, and you'll be a pro at R language by the end of this book."

  • #6
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    George Hopkins - June 9, 2017

    "edX is a great resource for online education. Introduction to R for Data Science is an awesome introduction to R programming on a great platform." Read more

    Comments about "Introduction to R Programming" as one of the best Resources for learning r programming

    • GH

      George Hopkins - June 9, 2017

      "edX is a great resource for online education. Introduction to R for Data Science is an awesome introduction to R programming on a great platform."

    • DP

      Dorothy Powell - March 18, 2017

      "I think this online course is a great start to learning R programming. It is straightforward, doesn't have a huge time commitment, and free."

  • #7
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    Beverly Baker - February 8, 2017

    "A gentle introduction to R expressions, variables, and functions." Read more

    Comments about "Try R" as one of the best Resources for learning r programming

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      Beverly Baker - February 8, 2017

      "A gentle introduction to R expressions, variables, and functions."

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      Michael Harrison - April 9, 2017

      "I like how the course doesn't just jump into the main parts of the R Language. It slowly transitions into to it, making it easier for me to follow. I really loved the examples that were provided."

  • #8
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    Catherine Dean - June 5, 2017

    "Programming in today's world is an incredibly useful skill, but I had no idea where to start! R Programming offered the perfect solution to my problems, because not only did I learn a new skill for free, but I also decided to pay for the certification (the fact that they're..." Read more

    Comments about "R Programming" as one of the best Resources for learning r programming

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      Catherine Dean - June 5, 2017

      "Programming in today's world is an incredibly useful skill, but I had no idea where to start! R Programming offered the perfect solution to my problems, because not only did I learn a new skill for free, but I also decided to pay for the certification (the fact that they're separate is fantastic!) so I can easily prove my knowledge."

    • RW

      Rebecca Welch - May 10, 2017

      "This is a great place to start learning R programming. It helped out a lot and was free since I didn't need a certificate or anything. "

  • #9
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    Madison Schmidt - February 27, 2017

    "Online program to learn r programming" Read more

    Comments about "R Basics - R Programming Language..." as one of the best Resources for learning r programming

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      Madison Schmidt - February 27, 2017

      "Online program to learn r programming"

Summary

Best resources for learning R programming
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 Quick-R: Accessing the Power of R Online 124 Free
2 The Art of R Programming: A Tour of Statistical Software Design Ebooks 98 Paid
3 Hands On Programming with R Ebooks 91 Paid
4 Data Analysis with R Education 76 Free
5 R in Action: Data Analysis and Graphics with R Ebooks 63 Paid
6 Introduction to R Programming Education 49 Free
7 Try R Education 25 Free
8 R Programming Education 19 Free
9 R Basics - R Programming Language Introduction Education 3 Free