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Skills you will gain

Programming ToolGithubContinuous IntegrationR Programming

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25%

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100% online
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Flexible deadlines
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Intermediate Level
Approx. 21 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Getting Started with R Packages

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 2 min), 16 readings, 1 quiz
16 readings
Before You Start10m
Using Mac OS10m
Using Windows10m
Using Unix/Linux10m
R packages10m
Basic Structure of an R Package10m
DESCRIPTION File10m
NAMESPACE File10m
Namespace Function Notation10m
Loading and Attaching a Package Namespace10m
The R Sub-directory10m
The man Sub-directory10m
Summary10m
The devtools package10m
Creating a Package10m
Other Functions10m
1 practice exercise
R Package and devtools30m
Week
2

Week 2

7 hours to complete

Documentation and Testing

7 hours to complete
14 readings
14 readings
Documentation10m
Vignette's and README Files10m
Knitr / Markdown30m
Common knitr Options10m
Help Files and roxygen210m
Common roxygen2 Tags10m
Overview10m
Data for Demos10m
Internal Data10m
Data Packages10m
Summary10m
Introduction10m
The testthat Package10m
Passing CRAN Checks10m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Licensing, Version Control, and Software Design

5 hours to complete
25 readings
25 readings
Overview10m
The General Public License10m
The MIT License10m
The CC0 License10m
Overview10m
Paying it Forward10m
Linus’s Law10m
Hiring10m
Summary10m
Introduction10m
git10m
Initializing a git repository10m
Committing10m
Browsing History10m
Linking local repo to GitHub repo10m
Syncing RStudio and GitHub10m
Issues10m
Pull Request10m
Merge Conflicts10m
Introduction10m
The Unix Philosophy10m
Default Values10m
Naming Things10m
Playing Well With Others10m
Summary10m
1 practice exercise
Testing, GitHub, and Open Source30m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Continuous Integration and Cross Platform Development

6 hours to complete
13 readings
13 readings
Overview10m
Web Services for Continuous Integration10m
Using Travis10m
Using AppVeyor10m
Summary10m
Introduction10m
Handling Paths10m
Saving Files & rappdirs10m
rappdirs10m
Options and Starting R10m
Package Installation10m
Environmental Attributes10m
Summary10m

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