Getting Started with Version Control in RStudio

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Coursera Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

Understand how version control works

Create R projects and R markdowns

Link RStudio with Git and GitHub for version control

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

Welcome to this project-based course Getting Started with Version Control in RStudio. In this 2 hour-long project, you will learn how to perform version control in RStudio. By the end of this 2-hour long project, you will understand how to create R projects, link new R projects with Git and GitHub, link existing R projects with Git and GitHub from the R interface. You will also learn about R markdowns, their use and how to create them. This course aims at learners looking to get started using the R programming language for version control. There are no hard prerequisites, and any competent computer user or anyone with a basic hang of R should complete the project successfully.

Skills you will develop

GithubR ProgrammingRstudioGITVersion Control

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. Explore GitHub and Configure Git

  3. Creating R Projects

  4. Linking GitHub and RStudio

  5. Version Control with R Projects

  6. R Markdowns

  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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