Chapter 4 R Markdown

STAT 545 course work is generally submitted in the form of R Markdown documents. Students submit an .Rmd file, which they have executed or rendered to a .md markdown file. R Markdown is a very accessible way to create computational documents that combine prose and tables and figures produced by R code.

An introductory R Markdown workflow, including how it intersects with Git, GitHub, and RStudio, is now maintained within the Happy Git site:

Test drive R Markdown