Desktop Survival Guide
by Graham Williams
The remaining sections of this chapter can generally be skipped on a reading through the book, particularly if you are using Rattle. They provide a basic reference guide to using R, and in particular some of its programming capabilities. While chapter deals in detail with creating data in R, we introduce some of the basics here. The most basic needs include creating simple datasets, and being familiar with the basic data types and programming concepts, and how to get help.