R Installation

R is programming language suitable for data science capable to run wide variety of statistic modeling and graphics. It runs on windows, MacOs and Linux platform. R is similar to S language developed at Bell Laboratories. R is available for free and you can find download information from R project website.

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Installing R on Mac

After download and execute R .pkg file, you should see installation screen below. Continue the installation to desire path you prefer. A question will pop up asking about owner password. if everything run without error success windows pop up at the end.

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R Studio

R and R studio is a two different thing. R studio is an IDE that run on R. It can help you develop program in R. In order to install R Studio, please visit R studio website. By the time this tutorial is write, R studio come with Desktop and Server version. Desktop version available to run on MacOS, Windows and Linux. You can’t use R studio without R programming installed.

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Why R Studio

R studio came with advantages.

  • Help to speed up script writing. Ability of R studio adjust with syntax option by using tab keys.
  • Advantage of and IDE for easy navigation. R Studio to navigate easily between sizes, plot without code restart. The visibility of panes is more useful.
  • Open source (it’s not free software). You may view its source code.

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