R 101

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!🎉⛄🎆🍾❄ In the spirit of the coming new year and new beginnings, we created a tutorial for getting started or restarted with R. If you are new to R or have dabbled in R but haven’t used it much recently, then this post is for you. We will focus on data classes and types, as well as data wrangling, and we will provide basic statistics and basic plotting examples using real data.

Contributing to the LIBD rstats club

In this blog post Leonardo Collado-Torres explains how to contribute posts to the LIBD rstats club. While some parameters are specific to this blog, you could also use this for creating your own community blog. Install necessary tools We first need to get the appropriate tools installed in our computer. 1. R Lets start by installing the latest version of R. At the time of writing this post, that would be R 3.

Welcome to the LIBD rstats club!

Welcome to the LIBD rstats club! A few months ago Carrie Wright and Leonardo Collado-Torres started an R + Journal club where we have been meeting every other week to talk about R packages and discuss journal articles in our field. Some examples of what we covered are tidyverse (Wickham, 2017), BiocStyle (Oleś, Morgan, and Huber, 2017) and rmarkdown (Allaire, Xie, McPherson, Luraschi, et al., 2018) presentations. We are now taking the R portion of the club to the next level.

Test post for checking website

This is a test post for checking the formatting of the website. You can basically ignore the rest. It’s showing the contents of the archetype (blog post template). Useful links for editing the theme: (for getting colors under inspect mode) Post content Typical location to start editing since the bibliography chunk is hidden. Make sure that you selected R Markdown (.Rmd) as the format option of the post when using the New Post blogdown addin.