Create an R Markdown file
Write and use R Markdown commands
Welcome to this project-based course, Get Started with R Markdown. This project-based course is for people who are learning R and seek useful ways to organize their work in R. We will start this hands-on project with an overview of the project; then, we will get familiar with the RStudio interface and install the rmarkdown package. Be rest assured that you will learn a ton of good work here. In this project, you will learn about R Markdowns and its’ usefulness to you as an R user. By the end of this 2-hour long project, you will be able to create an R Markdown, understand the different components of the file, knit the file as an HTML document or a pdf document and write some R Markdown commands. By extension, we will learn how to publish the knitted document on RPubs. This project aims at learners looking to get started using the R programming language to create reproducible documents. There are no hard prerequisites, and any competent computer user should complete the project successfully.
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Create the R Markdown file
Explain the R Markdown Sections
Knitting the R Markdown file
R Markdown Commands - Part 1
R Markdown Commands - Part 2
Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required
In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step
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Can I download the work from my Guided Project after I complete it?
You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.
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How much experience do I need to do this Guided Project?
At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.
Can I complete this Guided Project right through my web browser, instead of installing special software?
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What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
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