[R] Suggestions for statistical computing course
mike.prager at noaa.gov
Fri Apr 20 16:49:32 CEST 2007
Giovanni Petris <GPetris at uark.edu> wrote:
> 2. I do most of my work in R using Emacs and ESS. That means that I
> keep a file in an emacs window and I submit it to R one line at a
> time or one region at a time, making corrections and iterating as
> needed. When I am done, I just save the file with the last,
> working, correct (hopefully!) version of my code. Is there a way of
> doing something like that, or in the same spirit, without using
> Emacs/ESS? What approach would you use to polish and save your code
> in this case? For my course I will be working in a Windows
I second the recommendation of Tinn-R. It is quite a good
editor, with many R-specific features (including sending R
lines, blocks, or files of code). It will be considerably
easier for your students to install and learn than Emacs.
Mike Prager, NOAA, Beaufort, NC
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