Canterbury

R-User Group

15 August 2017

Why learn R?

Versatile!

Examples we will cover

  • Stats
  • Redimension data
  • Easily make complex viz
  • Make maps
  • Grab stuff from webpages (scraping)
  • "easified" javascript stuff

Elephant-in-room

R looks hard!!

Involved, but easy!

Great community!

  • Stack Overflow
  • github
  • twitter #Rstats
  • great female representation

(live demo)