These are course notes for the “Introduction to R” course given by the Monash Bioinformatics Platform for the Monash Data Fluency initiative. Our teaching style is based on the style of The Carpentries. This is a new version of the course focussing on the modern Tidyverse set of packages. We believe this is currently the quickest route to being productive in R.

During the workshop we will be using the RStudio Cloud to use R over the web:

You can also install R on your own computer. There are two things to download and install:

R is the language itself. RStudio provides a convenient environment in which to use R, either on your local computer or on a server.

Source code

This book was created in R using the rmarkdown and bookdown packages!