Introduction to R | R Programming JumpStart
Learn to program in R for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics.
R is an open-source programming language used for statistical computing, data analysis, and graphics. It’s used by a growing number of business and data analysts, statisticians, engineers, and scientists. This is because it’s a language that many non-programmers can easily work with, naturally extending a skill set that is common to high-end Excel users. It also has an wide variety of packages for data mining and for optimizing models. It's the perfect tool for when you have a statistical, numerical, or probabilities problems based on real data and you’ve pushed Excel past its limits.