In a recent article at opensource.com, I offer up some reasons why now is the time to learn R: data scientists are in high demand, R is the natural language for data scientists, and companies around the world are using R (and hiring R programmers) to make sense of new data sources. Sharp Sight Labs also offers some excellent reasons why you should choose the R language for data science.
So, if you’d like to take the plunge, here are some tips to help you get started with R:
Got any other tips for beginners getting started with R? Let us know in the comments.