[R] best material for programmers?

Tobias Verbeke tobias.verbeke at gmail.com
Sun Sep 28 11:29:46 CEST 2008

Barry Rowlingson wrote:
> 2008/9/28 June Kim <juneaftn at gmail.com>:
>> Hello,
>> What is the best material(book, pdfs, ...) for programmers, who have
>> extensive experience in other programming languages, to learn R
>> programming? I think there are many materials on how to use R for
>> specific statistical jobs, but I haven't seen any material
>> particularly designed for R programming.


>  I think possibly the most stats-free reference is Chambers'
> "Programming with Data". Get a copy of that...

I would rather get the more recent
Software for Data Analysis. Programming with R by John Chambers:



R Programming for Bioinformatics by Robert Gentleman:



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