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Using R for Research Code

12 Oct 2021 - adolgert

Tips on using R for research code.


A group of researchers at work asked for advice on how to write R code that would work better and last longer. They are all fine at R but don’t have a community of practice from which to understand best-known methods. When I work on research code, I think of packaging, testing, and documentation as a source of psychological safety for my work, so I called my response a Safety Guide for Research with R.