This pages links to useful R-sources.


  • The R Project for Statistical Computing and CRAN: The primary hubs of all things R
  • RStudio:  An IDE — including a code editor, debugging & visualization tools — that makes R easier to use
  • R Markdown:  A simple and powerful way to weave together text and code to create reproducible documents and produce high-quality output

Documentation and Information

R Packages

Some recommended packages:

  • Bookdown allows writing books in R, but also provides free books and scripts
  • YaRrr! is the pirate’s guide to R, supported by the yarrr package
  • FFTrees creates, visualizes, and evaluates FFTs (see paper as pdf  or html )
  • riskyr represents risk-related information more transparently

Software development

Writing R packages:

Version control systems: