Re: [R] Intro to Programming R Book

From: Joerg van den Hoff <j.van_den_hoff_at_fz-rossendorf.de>
Date: Fri 25 Aug 2006 - 01:38:18 EST

Raphael Fraser wrote:
> I am new to R and am looking for a book that can help in learning to
> program in R. I have looked at the R website suggested books but I am
> still not sure which book best suite my needs. I am interesting in
> programming, data manipulation not statistics. Any suggestions?
>
> Raphael
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"S Programming" by Venables and Ripley (Springer) seems the only(?) one around targeting the language, not it's applications. luckily, it's very good. for the rest (things specific to R, e.g. package development, namespaces etc.) I think one can only resort to the R manuals .



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