How to Install the R Language on Your Computer


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Installing R on your computer

The first thing we need to do is we need to install R onto your own computer. Now R is a free download. It's available for Windows, Mac, Linux computers and installation is a simple process. The first thing you need to do is you need to go to the website r-project.org. You can actually download it from a number of places, but this is the central location. Now if you scroll down a little bit, you'll see that they have version 3.0.1 is currently available. I want to make a brief note about versions and R.

Version one was released in February of 2000 and version two was released in October of 2004, four and a half years later. Version three was released in April of 2013 so that's a nine year gap. On the other hand, the versions are almost identical. The functionality, the interface are almost identical. Really, the biggest difference between three and two is that three is an accumulation of things, the most important of which is 64-bit support for all platforms in which case, you also support fo...

Installing R on your computer
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Installing R on your computer provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Barton Poulson as part of the R Statistics Essential Training

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