Top 5 Free Resources To Learn R

In the past few years, the popularity of the R language has been skyrocketing. In this article, you will find some useful but free online resources on R language.

R is a programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics supported by the R Foundation for Statistical Computing. R was created by Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman at the University of Auckland, New Zealand was officially released on April 1, 1997. Continue reading What Is R Language.

The following is a free resources related to R language.

1. Introduction to R

This is an introduction to R language documentation by R core team. This manual provides information on data types, programming elements, statistical modelling and graphics.

2. Quick-R by

A website maintained by Rob Kabacof to learn R.

3. Tutorial R by Datacamp

This site generously supported by Datacamp. Datacamp offers a free interactive introduction to R coding tutorial as an additional resource. These materials are designed to offer an introduction to the use of R. It is not exhaustive, but is designed to just provide the basics. It has been developed for students who are new to R but have had some basic experience working with computers.


A website maintained by Bob Muenchen provides information on analysis the world of data science, and to help people learn to use R.

5. Cookbook for R

Cookbook for R is an online resource website to learn basic functions of R.

And here is one more.

R Studio

RStudio is an IDE that makes R easier to use and more productive. RStudio combines a set of productivity tools into a single environment including code editor and debugger. RStudio is available in two flavors, desktop and server. The desktop R Studio can be installed on a Windows, Mac, Linux machine. The server R Studio can be installed and accessed direct from one of Debian/Ubuntu, RedHat/CentOS, and SUSE Linux servers.

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