In the first half of this lecture we’ll discuss the open-source, cross-platform R programming language. Then each student will set-up their own laptop with the newest version of R and RStudio.

Learning objectives

  • Brief overview of R, RStudio, and Bioconductor
  • Set-up your laptop with all the software you’ll need for working in R

Software everyone will need

I’ll walk you through installing the following software

R Programming Language - The only programming language we’ll work with in class.

RStudio - a development environment for the R programming language.

Sublime text editor - a simple but powerful text editor that is ‘code aware’

Lecture video

Lecture slides on iCloud