Rstudio Setup

Notes from the John Hopkins Coursera Data Science Specialisation

Process of setting up Rstudio on a new machine

  1. Install the R interpretor from The Comprehensive R Archive Network (CRAN).
    • Select a mirror close to you. Download the correct binary for your OS.
    • When running through the installer, if unsure just use the defaults.
  2. Install the RStudio IDE
  3. Launch the IDE - you maybe asked to supply the path to R.
  4. Install the devtools. The RStudio up to date instructions are here. It is a straight forwards process; from within the RStudio IDE, click the console and type the following