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15 Easy Solutions To Your Data Frame Problems In R

June 11, 2015
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15 Easy Solutions To Your Data Frame Problems In R

R’s data frames regularly create somewhat of a furor on public forums like Stack Overflow and Reddit. Starting R users often experience problems with the data frame in R and it doesn’t always seem to be straightforward. But does it really need to be so? Well, not necessarily. With today’s post, DataCamp wants to show The post

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Case Study: DataCamp, dplyr, and blended learning

June 10, 2015
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Case Study: DataCamp, dplyr, and blended learning

Editorial Note: This is a guest blog post by Professor Matthew J. Salganik (Princeton University) in which he describes his experiences using the DataCamp interactive learning platform for blended learning. The article was first published on Wheels on the Bus. Want to use DataCamp in your class as well? Contact us via [email protected] DataCamp, dplyr, and blended learning As The post

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New online R tutorial by DataCamp: Intermediate R programming

June 4, 2015
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New online R tutorial by DataCamp: Intermediate R programming

Today the course creation team at DataCamp released a new online R tutorial called Intermediate R. It is the sequel to our infamous Introduction to R course that has been taken by over 60,000 R enthusiasts. This new tutorial combines short videos with in-browser coding exercises to increase your R knowledge even more. Start the new The post

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Free Kaggle Machine Learning Tutorial for R

May 28, 2015
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Free Kaggle Machine Learning Tutorial for R

Always wanted to compete in a Kaggle competition, but not sure you have the right skill set? We created a free interactive tutorial to help you out! Together with the team behind Kaggle, we have developed a free interactive tutorial on how to apply Machine Learning Techniques that can be used in your Kaggle competitions.  Step by step, through fun The post

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DataCamp R Certifications – Now Available on Your LinkedIn Profile

May 18, 2015
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DataCamp R Certifications – Now Available on Your LinkedIn Profile

You can now quickly and easily integrate your DataCamp.com course completion certificates with your LinkedIn profile. Showcase any completed DataCamp course on your profile, including our free Introduction to R course. Share with managers, recruiters and potential clients the skills and knowledge you’ve acquired at DataCamp. In just a few clicks, you can show off The post

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Choosing R or Python for data analysis? An infographic

May 12, 2015
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I think you’ll agree with me if I say: It’s HARD to know whether to use Python or R for data analysis. And this is especially true if you’re a newbie data analyst looking for the right language to start with. It turns out that there are many good resources that can help you to figure out the The post

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Now you can start every R tutorial for free @DataCamp

April 16, 2015
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Now you can start every R tutorial for free @DataCamp

Want to learn more on topics such as R programming, dplyr, data.table, ggvis, and R Markdown? You can now start every DataCamp course for free, and discover how fun it is to learn R in the comfort of your own browser. Try some of our own favourite courses to start with: Data Manipulation with dplyr An The post

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A new interactive interface for learning R online, for free

April 13, 2015
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A new interactive interface for learning R online, for free

Using the open-source swirl project and RStudio server, DataCamp has created an exciting new online learning interface. Discover a fun collection of free interactive R tutorials covering basic R functions, the apply-family, base graphics, data structures and much more. www.datacamp.com/swirl-r-tutorial Together with the team behind swirl, we want to make it fun and easy to learn R programming The post

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R Tutorial on Reading and Importing Excel Files into R

April 2, 2015
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R Tutorial on Reading and Importing Excel Files into R

Why an R Tutorial on Reading and Importing Excel Files into R is necessary As most of you know, Excel is a spreadsheet application developed by Microsoft. It is an easy accessible tool for organizing, analyzing and storing data in tables and has a widespread use in many different application fields all over the world. The post

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Fundamentals of R: Free course by General Assembly & DataCamp

March 31, 2015
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Fundamentals of R: Free course by General Assembly & DataCamp

Together with General Assembly, DataCamp created a free set of videos on the fundamentals of R. Discover it now! In a series of short videos, the team behind DataCamp teaches you about the fundamentals of R, an open-source statistical programming language. Use this course to understand the advantages and disadvantages of R, and discover at the same The post

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