R’s tidyverse

Fri 20 January 2017 | tags: R, -- (permalink)

Hadley Wickham’s universe of packages along with pipes (%>%) from the magrittr package has transformed the way I use R. They create a new dialect for R and provide a large set of tools for data manipulation and visualisation.

They were formerly and informally known as Hadleyverse, but the author prefers the term tidyverse. This set of packages can now be installed and loaded using a wrapper package called tidyverse.

One way to learn more about tidyverse is to watch one, or all, of the several talks given by Hadley:

Or, even better, read his latest book: R for Data Science. The book is also available for free here.

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