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Interesting Links

Books

R books (no longer maintained) https://www.r-project.org/doc/bib/R-books.html

Bookdown - e-books created with R markdown, good quality and free! https://bookdown.org/

Getting Help

programming Q & A site: http://stackoverflow.com/. Use tags to refine search, e.g. “[r] [ggplot2] remove legend title”.

more on getting help on R: https://www.r-project.org/help.html

Finding out about R packages etc

R Seek: http://rseek.org/

CRAN task views: https://cran.r-project.org/web/views/ and Bioc task views: https://www.bioconductor.org/packages/release/BiocViews.html

R Bloggers: https://www.r-bloggers.com/. To subscribe to RSS feed, add following to your RSS reader: http://feeds.feedburner.com/RBloggers.

Twitter: #rstats

Miscellaneous mentioned in last session

citation("pkgName") informs you how to cite a package that has been critical to your work; citation() gives the citation to use for R itself.

local graphics/help in web browser when working with R on remote sever: http://ryanhafen.com/blog/rmote

beepr package: set to make a beep sound, e.g. to notify you when code that takes a while to run has finished.

viridis vs other colour scales: http://www.climate-lab-book.ac.uk/files/2015/07/colourbar_uk.png