Programming for Everyone : Programming Foundations

Offered By
Coursera Community Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

L​earn the building blocks of a software program using the R Programming language

L​earn how to use the RStudio Cloud online tool to write software programs

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

This guided project is the first of four projects in the "Programming for Everyone" series. This series aims to help you create and style a fun web app that you can share with your friends, family, colleagues or any other audience you may have in mind. This first guided project aims to teach Programming Foundations using the R Programming language, one of the two popular languages used by data scientists. The foundations so built will be used to build a fun Web App in the second guided project This Guided Project was created by a Coursera community member.

Skills you will develop

Computer ProgrammingR Programming

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. Guided Project Introduction

  2. Online Account Setup

  3. Explore RStudio Cloud Tool

  4. What is Software?

  5. Basic Types of Data in R

  6. Example Calculation in R Script

  7. Functions and Packages

  8. Vectors and Lists

  9. 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

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Frequently Asked Questions

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