Getting started learning a language can be tough. Not everyone has the time to do a multi-hour course or read a multi-hundred page book.
The 'Learn X in Y Minutes' series of tutorials provides a great starting point with no-nonsense introductions that get you going with the basics of a language.
Following on from our version for Python, we've created a version of this introductory tutorial for R running on Google's Colaboratory (Colab) Notebook service.
Nothing to install on your machine. All you need is a Google account.
Just follow this link.
This is definitely for absolute beginners. Even if you know R though, but don't know Google's Colab, then it's a useful way to get familiar with this hosted notebook environment.
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