R programming language


To be a good programmer/bioinformatician, you have to be a little bit lazy.   You need to get tired of doing tasks manually and know that putting some amounts of effort now will pay off later.  Laziness sometimes makes your more efficient and productive! For example, if you are tired of loading the same R packages manually everytime you open a new session or copy/pasting the required lines of code from script to script, there's a way to tell R to [...]

By | March 14, 2014|Categories: R|0 Comments


When learning a new language (programming or other), it’s not always easy to get started.  10 years ago, I learned R using only the R console.  Today, RStudio is here to make our life easier.  I use this IDE everyday to write and execute R code!  This development environment built for R allows me to see at the same time my script, my console, graphs or help (the different panels can be customized).  The window where I write my script [...]

By | March 10, 2014|Categories: R|0 Comments