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Switch from SAS, SPSS or STATA to R with our latest course

December 8, 2014
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Switch from SAS, SPSS or STATA to R with our latest course

If you already know SAS, SPSS or Stata, you don’t need to spend time learning how to analyze data. You need a course that focuses on translating your knowledge into R. A course that facilitates switching from SAS, SPSS or STATA to R. That’s why DataCamp’s latest interactive course focuses on statisticians, data analysts, academic institutions, The post

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Revolution R Enterprise tutorial: Free 8h interactive tutorial on Big Data Analytics

December 8, 2014
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Revolution R Enterprise tutorial: Free 8h interactive tutorial on Big Data Analytics

In need for better ways to handle large data sets? Interested in manipulating, visualizing, and analysing large datasets with RevoScaleR? Then make sure to have a look at this free hands-on Revolution R Enterprise tutorial on Big Data Analytics by Revolution Analytics and DataCamp. Everything takes place in the online interactive learning interface of DataCamp, so no The post

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ggvis tutorial: become a data visualization expert with RStudio

December 4, 2014
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ggvis tutorial: become a data visualization expert with RStudio

The latest interactive course in the RStudio track is now available on DataCamp: ggvis tutorial. The first part of the tutorial is available for  free, so everyone can now learn interactively how to start creating stunning ggvis data visualizations in R. All courses in the RStudio track are self-paced, and combine challenging interactive exercises with to the point videos. Garrett The post

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The data.table Cheat Sheet

November 24, 2014
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The data.table Cheat Sheet

The data.table package provides an enhanced version of data.frame that allows you to do blazing fast data manipulations. data.table is being used in different fields such as finance and genomics, and is especially useful for those of you that are working with large data sets (e.g. 1GB to 100GB in RAM). Although its typical syntax structure is not The post

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How to become a data scientist in 8 easy steps: the infographic

November 13, 2014
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How to become a data scientist in 8 easy steps: the infographic

This post was written by the team behind DataCamp, the online interactive learning platform for data science.   After being dubbed “sexiest job of the 21st Century” by Harvard Business Review, data scientists have stirred the interest of the general public. Many people are intrigued by this job, namely because the name has an interesting

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New dplyr course by RStudio and DataCamp! Learn data manipulation interactively

October 31, 2014
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New dplyr course by RStudio and DataCamp! Learn data manipulation interactively

DataCamp just launched its latest interactive course: dplyr. This new course was developed in close collaboration with Garrett Grolemund, RStudio’s master instructor. By taking this course, you will be challenged one step at a time to master the essentials about transforming data sets fast and intuitively with the dplyr package. Start the course here. The

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New Course! A hands-on introduction to statistics with R by A. Conway (Princeton University)

October 13, 2014
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New Course! A hands-on introduction to statistics with R by A. Conway (Princeton University)

The best way to learn is at your own pace. Combining the interactive R learning environment of DataCamp and the expertise of Prof. Conway of Princeton, we offer you an extensive online course on introductory statistics with R.  Start learning now… Whether you are a professional using statistics in your job, an academic wanting a

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Data analysis the data.table way: introducing DataCamp’s newest course

October 8, 2014
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Data analysis the data.table way: introducing DataCamp’s newest course

Together with the key people behind the data.table package, Matt Dowle and Arun Srinivasan,  DataCamp developed a brand new interactive course to bring your data analysis skillset up to date with the essentials of the powerful data.table package. Learn more…  The popularity of the data.table package is increasing and with good reason. Not only is the number

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New R course on Coursera: Data Analysis and Statistical Inference

September 2, 2014
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New R course on Coursera: Data Analysis and Statistical Inference

Yesterday (Monday 1st of September), a new session of Data Analysis and Statistical Inference, taught by Doctor Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel from Duke university, has started on Coursera. Just like with the previous run, all labs take place in DataCamp’s interactive learning environment. Data Analysis and Statistical Inference will teach you how to make use of data

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Coursera course on computational finance with R

August 26, 2014
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Coursera course on computational finance with R

As of today (Tuesday 26th of August), a new session of Professor Eric Zivot’s course on computational finance and financial econometrics starts on Coursera. Just like the previous run of the course, most R labs and R assignments will take place in DataCamp’s interactive learning environment. Designed by Professor Eric Zivot (University of Washington), Introduction to computational

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