About

About

This course is part of a five-week MOOC (that you should sign up for):

Intro to R for Journalists: How to find Great Stories in Data

Who

Andrew Ba Tran is a data reporter on The Washington Post’s rapid response investigative team.

Thanks

Packages and libraries

  • readr - reads rectangular data quickly
  • dplyr - grammar of data manipulation
  • tidyr - tidies data
  • ggplot2 - creates charts based on the Grammar of Graphics
  • sf - simple features for mapping
  • ggmap - Google maps features
  • leaflet - A wrapper for Leaflet.JS for interactive maps
  • datatable - Interface to the DataTables JavaScript library

Thanks to so many people for contributing to the open source package software that we use in this class and in our every day process.

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Tooling

  • Blogdown - Creating websites using R Markdown
  • Hugo - open-source static site framework
  • Learn theme - Theme for this site

License

The online version of this course is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

© Copyright 2018, Andrew Tran