RStudio is a graphical user interface for R. Or as the developers put it.

RStudio™ is a new integrated development environment (IDE) for R. RStudio combines an intuitive user interface with powerful coding tools to help you get the most out of R. [![](](

While there have been a few projects (e.g. RCommander, RkWard, JaguaR) RStudio is the first I will probably integrate into my workflow - the mac-gui I work with is already great and has some essential features like syntax-highlighting out of the box, but I will recommend RStudio to anyone considering to start working with R - and anyone else asking me about statistics.

I just want to highlight two features which can change the learning curve for R.

  1. Getting data into R. RStudio has a nice import dataset feature that can be used to read text-files. Something that can be really frustrating in the beginning.

  2. Navigating the data. By just clicking aI really hope that this will stay a read-only feature, because everything else is simply not the way to go.


  • Umlauts are not yet integrated, but it seems like a matter of time with these guy/is.

The world is flat F(1,18) = 39.200; p = .335 - or p < .01 or p <.001? - Check your stats!

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