Programming with R: Setup

This lesson assumes you have the R, RStudio software installed on your computer.

R can be downloaded here.

RStudio is an environment for developing using R. It can be downloaded here. You will need the Desktop version for your computer.

You also need to download some files to follow this lesson:

  1. Make a new folder in your Desktop called r-novice-inflammation.
  2. Download and move the file to this folder.
  3. If it’s not unzipped yet, double-click on it to unzip it. You should end up with a new folder called data.
  4. You can access this folder from the Unix shell with:
$ cd
$ cd Desktop/r-novice-inflammation/data