Chapter 4: Project structure and importing data

This chapter will teach you the basic project structure and good practice of project management in R. You will also learn how to import data from different sources including csv files, excel files and files hosted online.

1Getting start with an R project

2Organising your files

3Different file types

4Importing data into R

6Importing data from online sources

7Exporting data from R

8Additional Resources

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