Run your first code in the statistical programming language R
Learn how to create objects and vectors in R and assign values to them
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This guided project is for beginners interested in taking their first steps with coding in the statistical language R. It assumes no previous knowledge of R, introduces the RStudio environment, and covers basic concepts, tools, and general syntax. By the end of the exercise, learners will build familiarity with RStudio and the fundamentals of the statistical coding language R.
No prior knowledge of R required
In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:
Learn about the statistical programming language R and the RStudio environment. Execute your first lines of code in R
Learn how to run basic arithmetic operations in R, and learn about functions in R, a few base functions in particular, and how to access their relevant documentation to learn more about how they work
Create objects in R and assign them values. Use objects as inputs for functions in R, and store the outputs of these functions in new objects
Learn about vectors and how to Create them. Run mathematical operations on vectors
Create vectors with text characters. Use basic functions to create vectors, and learn about logical operators to compare values
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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