There are six prominent basic data types in R. In this article we will look at typing system in R, the six atomic types and how to discover types at runtime. R is a special programming language because it’s a special purpose programming language. R is designed and implemented bottom-up for staistical analysis. Since statistical […]

## Getting Started with R: Packages, Help & Workspace (Part 2)

In the last article we learnt about downloading, installing and getting started with R. We will now learn about R packages, using the help system and managing your workspace. Packages in R The base R or the core R installation contains a plethora of functionality relating to common statistical analysis and visualization of data. These […]

## Getting Started with R: Installing and Running R (Part 1)

Congratulations for getting started with R! If you are reading this sentence you have probably made up your mind to harness the power of R. This article prepares you for take-off in your flight with R, it provides a gentle introduction to R and how to go about setting it up on your computer. While […]