Tech Junkie Blog - Real World Tutorials, Happy Coding!: May 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

R is a programming language that is a little different in syntax then your typical mainstream languages like Java or C#. In this post we will go over how to create variables in R.

Let's create some variables about a user:

To create a variable in we use the <- key for example if you want to assign a value to variable firstName, you would write firstName <-  "John" or "John" -> firstName

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Now that we R installed in Visual Studio let's install some of the more useful packages that we will use in our R development.  Packages provides you  with the tools to perform tasks, functionalities and datasets for the those features.

To install R devtools package do the following:

In your R project, type the following command into the R Interactive window install.packages("devtools")

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

In this post we are going to go over the steps to install R Tools For Visual Studio 2017.  RStudio has a development environment that is bare bones for the free version.  Visual Studio 2017 offers a more robust development environment if you download the R Tools feature.

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