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New R Course: Spatial Statistics in R

August 10, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

Hey R users! Here's another course launched this week: Spatial Statistics in R by Barry Rowlingson. Everything happens somewhere, and increasingly the place where all these things happen is being recorded in a database. There is some truth behind the ... [Read more...]

New R Course: Writing Efficient R Code

July 19, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

Hello R users, we've got a brand new course today: Writing Efficient R Code by Colin Gillespie. The beauty of R is that it is built for performing data analysis. The downside is that sometimes R can be slow, thereby obstructing our analysis. For thi... [Read more...]

useR!2017 In Retrospect

July 11, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

This week, the useR!2017 conference took place in Brussels. useR! is the annual international R User conference and is the main meeting of the R user and developer community. More than 1,000 people from all over the world came to Brussels to discover... [Read more...]

Introducing Our Instructor Pages!

June 15, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

At DataCamp, we are proud to have the best instructors in the data science community teaching courses on our site. Today, close to 50 instructors have one or more DataCamp courses live on the platform, and many more have a course in development (so sta...
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Only Hours Left to Get 50% off DataCamp

May 23, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

This week, DataCamp is celebrating 1 million learners on its platform and is offering 50% off for unlimited access to the full curriculum. Join the learners who have completed over 40 million exercises on DataCamp and learn R or Python for data science...
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xts Cheat Sheet: Time Series in R

May 17, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

Even though the data.frame object is one of the core objects to hold data in R, you'll find that it's not really efficient when you're working with time series data. You'll find yourself wanting a more flexible time series class in R that offers a variety of methods to ... [Read more...]

New R course: Beginning Bayes in R

April 12, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

Hello, R users! Today we're launching Beginning Bayes in R by Jim Albert. There are two schools of thought in the world of statistics, the frequentist perspective and the Bayesian perspective. At the core of the Bayesian perspective is the idea of rep... [Read more...]

The Periodic Table of Data Science

April 12, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

This periodic table can serve as a guide to navigate the key players in the data science space. The resources in the table were chosen by looking at surveys taken from data science users, such as the 2016 Data Science Salary Survey by O'Reilly, the 201... [Read more...]

March Monthly Round Up in

April 4, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

March has been a busy month here at DataCamp! We've released 7 courses, 4 DataChats, and 8 articles. Luckily, this round-up post will cover the highlights, in case you missed them. Data Manipulation: Tidy Your Data! We were very excited to relea... [Read more...]

R Correlation Tutorial

March 20, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

In this tutorial, you explore a number of data visualization methods and their underlying statistics. Particularly with regard to identifying trends and relationships between variables in a data frame. That’s right, you’ll focus on concepts suc... [Read more...]

DataChats: An Interview with Hank Roark

March 17, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

Hola! We just released episode 14 of our DataChats video series, you'll like this one. In this episode, we interview Hank Roark. Hank is a Senior Data Scientist at Boeing and a long time user of the R language. Prior to his current role, he led the C... [Read more...]

New Course: Unsupervised Learning in R

March 15, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

Hi there - today we're launching a new machine learning course on Unsupervised Learning in R by Hank Roark! Many times in machine learning, the goal is to find patterns in data without trying to make predictions. This is called unsupervised learning. ... [Read more...]

RDocumentation: Scoring and Ranking

March 10, 2017 | DataCamp Blog

One of the core features of is its search functionality. From the start, we wanted to have a super simple search bar that finds what you are looking for, without a complex form asking for a package name, function name, versions or an... [Read more...]
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