What is R?
R is an open source programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics that is supported by the R Foundation for Statistical Computing. The R language is widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistical software and data analysis
What is RStudio?
RStudio is a free and open-source front end for for coding in the R language. It provides a great platform for coding as well as creating amazing visualisations from your data!
How to install R & RStudio?
1. Installing base R
You can download the base version of R here. This will enable you to run R (and install subsequent packages).
2. Installing RStudio
Ensure you've installed base R via the step above before attempting to install RStudio.
You can download RStudio from their website, here.
There is no shortage of websites online offering introductions to R coding. A nice one to get you started is by Data Camp, it's interactive and it's free! Have a look here.
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