New online R tutorial by DataCamp: Intermediate R programming

January 14, 2016
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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 tutorial 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...

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DataCamp R Certifications – Now Available on Your LinkedIn Profile

January 14, 2016
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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 tutorial.Share with managers, recruiters and potential clients the skills and knowledge...

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A new interactive interface for learning R online, for free

January 14, 2016
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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-tutorialTogether with the team behind swirl, we want to make it fun and easy...

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Now you can start every R tutorial for free @DataCamp

January 14, 2016
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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 Data Science course & R tutorial for free, and discover how much fun it is to learn R in the comfort of your own browser. Try some of our own...

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Fundamentals of R: Free course by General Assembly & DataCamp

January 14, 2016
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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...

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New R course on Coursera: Data Analysis & Statistical Inference

January 14, 2016
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This week 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 runs, all labs take place in DataCamp’s interactive learning environment.Throughout the course, you will learn how to collect, analyze, and use data...

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DataCamp Student & Academic Plan ($9/month)

January 14, 2016
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To promote the usage of R within data analysis, DataCamp just launched a special plan for students and academics. Every student, and every individual active in academics, can now access the DataCamp R Training path for just $9/month (normally $25/month). So for just $9 you can start learning all about data manipulation, r programming, data visualization, big data,...

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R Markdown Tutorial by RStudio and DataCamp

January 14, 2016
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In collaboration with Garrett Grolemund, RStudio's teaching specialist, DataCamp has developed a new interactive course to facilitate reproducible reporting of your R analyses. R Markdown enables you to generate reports straight from your R code, documenting your works as an HTML, pdf or Microsoft document. This course is part of DataCamp's R training path,...

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

January 14, 2016
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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,...

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Launching our R Training Path

January 14, 2016
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Become a proficient R user in no time via DataCamp's newly launched guided R Training Path!We're very excited to announce that we have just launched the R Training Path! This guided training path will take you from getting to know R, the leading open-source programming language in statistics and data...

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ggvis tutorial: become a data visualization expert with RStudio

January 14, 2016
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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...

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

January 14, 2016
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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, and companies that are...

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

January 14, 2016
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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,...

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Complete dplyr tutorial for data analytics and data manipulation in R

January 14, 2016
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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 dplyr tutorial, 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 R course on Coursera: Data Analysis and Statistical Inference

January 14, 2016
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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.The R course Data Analysis and Statistical...

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Complete data.table tutorial: Data analysis the data.table way

January 14, 2016
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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 on the data.table tutorial... The popularity of the data.table package is increasing and with good reason....

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R documentation and R manuals from GitHub and Bioconductor on Rdocumentation

January 14, 2016
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R documentation and R manuals from GitHub and Bioconductor on Rdocumentation

As of today, you can search Rdocumentation not only for CRAN packages, but also for the R documentation and R manuals available on GitHub and Bioconductor. This is our largest update yet, and brings us one step closer to creating  a central place for all R documentation...

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Who wants to disrupt R training and R education?

January 14, 2016
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Who wants to disrupt R training and R education?

Using EdTech applications as an academic, R trainer or training company is no longer a unique selling proposition, but a must-have commodity. In this post, we introduce the new DataCamp course creation tools for academics, trainers and enterprises, and make a call to those who are interested in using these tools for R training and...

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R Documentation and R Manuals: Github and Bioconductor technicalities | RDocumentation

January 14, 2016
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R Documentation and R Manuals: Github and Bioconductor technicalities | RDocumentation

In our last blog post we announced the addition of GitHub and  Bioconductor R documentation and R manuals to Rdocumentation. For the more technical amongst you, I'll give a short, high-level description of what's under the hood of Rdocumentation. Along with that, I'll zoom in on some of the challenges that I...

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Who needs R tutorials? Sharing DataCamp’s user stats and insights.

January 14, 2016
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Who needs R tutorials? Sharing DataCamp’s user stats and insights.

When one builds an online education start-up around R tutorials, the number one criterion to meet is the following: identify an increasing interest in learning R online. Once this box is checked, it is time to start thinking of the second most important criterion: establish a teaching approach that makes people so excited that they keep coming back to learn more, thereby turning...

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R tutorials, Datacamp, and the new look of learning R

January 14, 2016
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R tutorials, Datacamp, and the new look of learning R

Now that we have reached the milestone of 30,000 (!) enthusiastic R students, and that the DataCamp platform is paving its way into academics and professional organizations, we felt that it was time to take our design to a higher level. So as of this week, your favourite free learning platform for R tutorials and data science will have a totally new look and...

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Get notified on R packages documentation and manuals updates

January 14, 2016
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Get notified on R packages documentation and manuals updates

Today's highly active R user base is developing, re-developing, and releasing R packages documentation and manuals at a never-before-seen rate. While this is fantastic news for the R community as such, it inevitably also causes growing pains as mentioned before.One of the often cited problems is the painful and time-consuming task to keep track of...

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R tutorials and courses on OpenIntro

January 14, 2016
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R tutorials and courses on OpenIntro

DataCamp first to offer free interactive R tutorials and courses via the OpenIntro platform.In one week, the ten-week Coursera course on Data Analysis and Statistical Inference by prof. Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel of Duke University comes to an end. At DataCamp it was one of our first experiences providing interactive R exercises on a large scale, and we're proud...

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Quandl Tutorial: learn to use quandl in R

January 14, 2016
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Quandl Tutorial: learn to use quandl in R

Quandl is a "wikipedia" for numerical data that allows you to rapidly search  through 8 million ready-to-use data sets. At DataCamp, we created a free Quandl Tutorial on how to use the corresponding R package to access Quandl data from within R.   As every real world data analyst knows, finding and formatting...

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R in the cloud: R-fiddle of the Week

January 14, 2016
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Now that our 'Learning R' -series is coming to an end (for those who have missed it, have a look at our Twitter or Facebook ), it is time to announce the start of a new series : R-fiddle of the Week. Every week, we will share an R-fiddle link that contains the code of some popular or...

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Interactive R courses: free finance and data science courses

January 14, 2016
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We’re happy to announce that as of today, DataCamp has added two new and free online interactive  R courses to its curriculum: 'Data Analysis and Statistical Inference' and 'Introduction to Computational Finance'.  These will be the biggest DataCamp R courses to date, so we’re very excited to find out what this will...

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R in the cloud: R-Fiddle, an online playground for R code

January 14, 2016
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R in the cloud: R-Fiddle, an online playground for R code

www.R-fiddle.org is an early stage beta that provides you with a free and powerful environment to write, run and share R-code right inside your browser. It even offers the option to include packages so you can really run R in the cloud. Since a couple of days it's...

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Search r documentation and manuals with Rdocumentation

January 14, 2016
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Last week, I was working on an educational R project when I needed to consult the help files of different R packages and functions online. After doing some Google searches, I realized that finding an easy-to-use tool was not as simple as I had expected. The closest that I got were the websites Inside-R and

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Building DataMind: FREE Online Interactive Learning Platform for R

January 14, 2016
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Building DataMind: FREE Online Interactive Learning Platform for R

DataMind is the first free online Interactive Learning Platform for R. Through an in-browser coding environment we offer exercise-based learning-by-doing. Our goal is to build a fun learning experience for data analysis and R, while allowing everyone to create courses! You can check out an early stage beta version at www.DataMind.org !With DataMind, we focus on...

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