[R] Suggestions for statistical computing course

Mike Prager 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
>    environment. 

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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