Overview

R Markdown provides an authoring framework for data science. You can use a single R Markdown file to both

  • save and execute code
  • generate high quality reports that can be shared with an audience

R Markdown documents are fully reproducible and support dozens of static and dynamic output formats. This 1-minute video provides a quick tour of what’s possible with R Markdown:

Installation

Like the rest of R, R Markdown is free and open source. You can install the R Markdown package from CRAN with:

install.packages("rmarkdown")

Get Started

The links to the left provide a quick tour of R Markdown. The links at the top provide examples of R Markdown documents, as well as an in depth discussion of various R Markdown topics.

You may also find the following resources helpful:


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