Understand how version control works
Create R projects and R markdowns
Link RStudio with Git and GitHub for version control
Showcase this hands-on experience in an interview
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.
Competency in using the computer and basic use of R
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Explore GitHub and Configure Git
Creating R Projects
Linking GitHub and RStudio
Version Control with R Projects
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
Are Guided Projects available on desktop and mobile?
Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.
Who are the instructors for Guided Projects?
Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.
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.
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?
Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.
What is the learning experience like with Guided Projects?
You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.
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