Category Archives for R Programming

How to Import the Price of a Stock in Excel

Stock Prices in Excel

​I work with Microsoft Excel quite often as do many others. I use Excel to track my stock portfolios. Often, this entails getting prices for the stock online and updating Excel (manually). There is no function (that I am aware of) that does this natively in Excel.​​In the R language, there is a ​package that […]

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Help! I’m Becoming an R Snob!

I love the R language. Being that I am a computer programmer by trade, this is a bit of an anomaly. Most computer programmers would not migrate to the R language naturally. In fact, to us programmers, the way the R language works isn’t what we are used to at all.​Affiliate Disclosure: The links and […]

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Coming to Grips with the Data Frame

Data Frame with Hand (Grip)

​Data Frames in R Programming Language​At some point during your R programming experience, you are going to have to come to grips with the data frame. Of course, people familiar with data frames will tell you it’s difficult to imagine ever having to do without them. When I was first learning R, data frames seemed like […]

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