The first part of this course will get you up and running. These are the essentials that are necessary for basic analysis development in R. We’ll cover some R fundamentals, including the command line and scripts, data types, variable assignments, and some useful functions; we’ll talk about best practices for coding in general, including how to ensure readability, name variables and files, and keep things organized; and we’ll introduce R Markdown as a framework for writing reproducible reports.

The topic is made up of the following components:

The code that I produced working examples in class is here.