Get Started with R Markdown

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Create an R Markdown file

Write and use R Markdown commands

Clock2 hours
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

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.

Skills you will develop

  • R Markdown
  • R Programming
  • Rstudio

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Getting Started

  2. Create the R Markdown file

  3. Explain the R Markdown Sections

  4. Knitting the R Markdown file

  5. R Markdown Commands - Part 1

  6. R Markdown Commands - Part 2

  7. Wrap up

How Guided Projects work

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

Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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