10 Online Resources for R Programming - dummies

10 Online Resources for R Programming

By Andrie de Vries, Joris Meys

In addition to R For Dummies, there are many online resources for the aspiring or experienced R programmer. They’ll help you find answers or learn valuable tips and tricks. (Or, they’re just fun!)

  • Cookbook for R

    The goal of the Cookbook for R is to provide solutions to common tasks and problems in analyzing data.

  • Mailing lists

    Specialized mailing lists can help you find answers for your field of interest.

  • R podcast

    Enjoy some R talk while you drive to work with the R podcast!

  • R Seek

    R Seek is a simple search tool that accesses several online resources with one command.

  • The R Inferno

    Patrick Burns has created a tutorial, The R Inferno, in the style of Dante’s Inferno: “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here!” The pdf file can be found here: http://www.burns-stat.com/pages/Tutor/R_inferno.pdf.

  • The R Journal

    The R Journal is the open access, refereed journal of the R project for statistical computing.

  • R-bloggers

    Hundreds of blogs on R are linked and searched on this the R-bloggers web page.

  • RTips

    In RTips, dozens of tweaks, tips, and timesavers are lovingly compiled from years of experience on the R mailing list.

  • Twitter

    R is a very short name, so that leaves 139 characters on Twitter for the latest nugget (or link to cat videos).

  • Revolutions

    The Revolutions blog captures the latest trends in R programming. It’s sponsored by Revolution Analytics.