“R can be more prickly and obscure than other languages like Python or Java. The good news is that there are tons of packages which provide simple and familiar interfaces on top of Base R. This post is about ten packages I love and use everyday and ones I wish I knew about earlier…”
“Think Bayes is an introduction to Bayesian statistics using computational methods. This version of the book is a rough draft. I am making this draft available for comments, but it comes with the warning that it is probably full of errors.
If you find some of those errors, please let me know. But it is probably too early to bother with typos.
Think Bayes is a Free Book. It is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported License, which means that you are free to copy, distribute, and modify it, as long as you attribute the work and don’t use it for commercial purposes…”
“R is a strange, deeply flawed language that nevertheless has an enthusiastic and rapidly growing user base. What about R accounts for its popularity in its niche? What can language designers learn from R’s success?…”