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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Should You Abandon Base R Functions?

​You will no doubt fall in love with the R language. ​You just have to get past its learning curve. But, once you do, you will discover just how powerful the language is. There is so much you can accomplish in so few commands. It’s well supported, too! ​Read more about the benefits of R […]

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What Is Data Science?

What is Data Science?

​You have probably heard the term Data Science. However, do you know what it means? Intuitively, it means the study of data, as science is usually associated with studying some subject. More appropriately, it is extracting meaning from your data. That is, it is helping your business gain a competitive edge by learning about various […]

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Which Programming Language Should You Learn?

​The growing popularity of data science requires that you learn a programming language if you don’t already know one. But, which do you choose? There are several to choose from. ​The snarky answer is you should know as many as you need to get the job your want. That’s nice. However, anyone who has learned a […]

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